Berberis microphylla growing shrub‎ of the genus Berberis also known as Calafate fruit, Berberis microphylla perennial deciduous plant, grow in temperate climate and growing in hardiness zone 6-8.

Leaves color green in linear shape, the plant is thorny,

Flower color yellow in bell-trumpet shape grow on stems.

Berberis microphylla flowers

Fruit color is purple-black, in the head of fruit there is little crown.

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Requirements for Berberis microphylla growing and care:

Chilling hours, mulch, acid soil, iron,

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative Reproduction

Is it necessary to use vegetative reproduction?
Yes

Difficulties or problems when growing:
Thorns

Planting season:
Winter, spring

Pests and diseases:
Virus, aphids

Pruning season:
Winter

How to prune:
Weak and dead branches

Size of the plant?
0.7 – 1.5 m, 28-60 inches

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Medium growing

Water requirement:
Average amount of water / Big amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade

Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
No

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Yes

Blooming information

Bloom season:
Spring

General information about the flower
Yellow flower in bell-trumpet shape grow in little stem

Pollination is done by:
Bees, self-pollination

Edible Fruit

Fruit harvest season:
Spring / Summer

Fruits pests or diseases:
Birds

What can be done with big quantities of Berberis microphylla fruits?
Eaten raw, jams, juice, beverage

Work requirements on the fruit:
Nothing special

How long does it take to bear fruit?
2-3 years

Scientific name:

Berberis microphylla

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