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Barberry doesn't shear well, so prune individual branches back into the bush to encourage new growth to arch gracefully. Evergreen wintergreen barberry (Berberis julianae), hardy in U.S. Department of Agriculture plant hardiness zones 6 through 9a, may be pruned from late winter through early stumpfall.clubg: Hanover MA.
Dead woods should be removed during summer months, and the bushes should be pruned in the period between mid winter to late winters, i.e., before spring. According to the University of Minnesota Extension, barberry bushes should be trimmed at the time of planting.
This is important as it encourages the shrub to develop a strong stumpfall.clubted Reading Time: 5 mins. Annual trimming is required if your shrub is Red Leaf Japanese Barberry (Berberis thunbergii"Atropurpurea").
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Severe pruning is a method used to prune multi-stem shrubs, including barberry. At least half of the stems are cut down to the ground.
When using the severe pruning method for barberry pruning, the oldest stems are cut to encourage new bushy growth. The remaining stems can be pruned back to the desired height and stumpfall.clubg: Hanover MA. Evergreen varieties of barberry shear after flowering. The type of procedure also affects the timing. Sanitary pruning is carried out in March-April or in September-October.
Rejuvenating procedure is best done in the spring.
Formative pruning plan in the spring for a single-planted bush. If it is necessary to trim a hedge or curb, the procedure will be performed in 2 stumpfall.clubg: Hanover MA. Sep 26, Barberry do not require pruning, however respond very well to it.
Perhaps the best tip for barberry pruning is to get an early start right after planting.
I leave mine alone indefinitely except to remove a damaged, dead or stray branch that is spoiling the look or shape of the plant. That said, Barberry can be pruned or sheared to maintain a formal shape or hedge, to tidy up the plant, or to reduce stumpfall.clubg: Hanover MA.
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