Berberis lycium

£2.50

Indian barberry. A semi-evergreen barberry from the Himalayas, making a shrub to 3m (10 ft) high. Good sized (10 mm) edible juicy purple fruits with a good acid flavour; the cooked leaves and shoots are also reported as edible. Leaves are used to make a tea. Good in hedges; likes a part shady site. Hardy to -20°C. Stratification: CS8. Number of seeds: 40.

18 in stock

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Indian barberry. A semi-evergreen barberry from the Himalayas, making a shrub to 3m (10 ft) high. Good sized (10 mm) edible juicy purple fruits with a good acid flavour; the cooked leaves and shoots are also reported as edible. Leaves are used to make a tea. Good in hedges; likes a part shady site. Hardy to -20°C. Stratification: CS8