Did you know?
The Mentor Barberry (Berberis Xmentorensis) is a hybrid cultivar and was originally cultivated in Mentor, Ohio by M. Horvath in 1942.
Up to 5 feet tall and 7 feet wide
Flowers, Fruit, Foliage
Small, unpleasantly fragrant flowers have yellow petals tinged with red. The fruit are small, red, oval-shaped berries. Dark green, leathery leaves fade to shades of yellow, orange, and red in autumn months. Twigs and branches are thorny and 3-spined.
Pests & Diseases
Great as a specimen, hedge, or barrier
Plant in dry to average-moisture soils in an area with full sun to part shade. These shrubs tolerate heat, drought, erosion, pollution, and a variety of soils, but can not tolerate extreme cold or standing water. Prune after flowering.