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Creeping Barberry

Creeping Barberry Basics

Grows LikeSubshrub, Shrub
DurationPerennial
U.S. NativeNative to U.S.

Creeping Barberry Morphology and Physiology

Active Growth PeriodSpring
AllelopathNo
BloatNone
C:N RatioHigh
Coppice PotentialNo
Fall ConspicuousYes
Flower ColorYellow
Foliage ColorGreen
Foliage Porosity SummerModerate
Foliage Porosity WinterModerate
Foliage TextureCoarse
Fruit Seed ColorBlue
Fruit Seed ConspicuousYes
Growth FormStoloniferous
Growth RateSlow
Height at 20 Years (Maximum feet)2
Height Mature feet2
Leaf RetentionYes
LifespanLong
Low Growing GrassNo
Resprout AbilityYes
Semi-ErectSemi-Erect
ToxicityNone

Creeping Barberry Growing Requirements

Adapted to Coarse Textured SoilsNo
Adapted to Fine Textured SoilsNo
Adapted to Medium Textured SoilsYes
Anaerobic ToleranceNone
CaCO3 ToleranceMedium
Cold Stratification RequiredYes
Drought ToleranceHigh
Frost Free Days (Minimum)180
pH Minimum5.5
pH Maximum7.5
Planting Density per Acre (Minimum)700
Planting Density per Acre (Maximum)1700
Precipitation Minimum15
Precipitation Maximum45
Root Depth (Minimum inches)10
Salinity ToleranceLow
Shade ToleranceTolerant
Shade ToleranceTolerant
Minimum Temperature (F)-23

Creeping Barberry Reproduction

Bloom PeriodMid Spring
Commercial AvailabilityRoutinely Available
Fruit Seed AbundanceMedium
Fruit Seed Period BeginsSummer
Fruit Seed Period EndsFall
Fruit Seed PersistancesYes
Propagated by Bare RootYes
Propagated by BulbsNo
Propagated by ContainerYes
Propagated by CormsNo
Propagated by CuttingsYes
Propagated by SeedYes
Propagated by SodNo
Propagated by SprigsNo
Propagated by TubersNo
Seed per Pound66560
Seed Spread RateSlow
Seedling VigorHigh
Seedling VigorHigh
Small GrainNo
Vegetative Spread RateSlow

Creeping Barberry Edibility and Other Uses

Berry/Nut Seed ProductNo
Christmas Tree ProductNo
Fodder ProductNo
Fuelwood ProductNone
Lumber ProductNo
Naval Store ProductNo
Palatable to a Browse AnimalMedium
Palatable to a Grazing AnimalLow
Palatable to a HumanNo
Pulpwood ProductNo
Veneer ProductNo
CategoryDicot
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Creeping Barberry

Creeping Barberry grows like a Subshrub, Shrub. Creeping Barberry is an Perennial. Creeping Barberry is Native to U.S.. Spring is when Creeping Barberry is actively growing. Creeping Barberry is not an allelopath. Creeping Barberry has a High C:N Ratio. Creeping Barberry has a coppice potential of No. Creeping Barberry is fall conspicuous. Creeping Barberry has a Yellow colored flower. Creeping Barberry has Green colored foliage. In the summertime, Creeping Barberry has a Moderate foliage porosity. In the wintertime, Creeping Barberry has a Moderate foliage porosity. Creeping Barberry has a Coarse foliage texture. Seeds of Creeping Barberry are Blue. Seeds of Creeping Barberry are Yes conspicuous. Creeping Barberry grows as a Stoloniferous. The growth rate of Creeping Barberry is Slow. The maximum height of Creeping Barberry at 20 years is 2 feet. The mature height of Creeping Barberry is 2 feet. The lifespan of Creeping Barberry is Long. The shape and orientation of Creeping Barberry is Semi-Erect. Creeping Barberry is not adapted to coarse textured soils. Creeping Barberry is not adapted to fine textured soils. Creeping Barberry is adapted to medium textured soils. The anaerobic tolerance of Creeping Barberry is None. The CaCO3 tolerance of Creeping Barberry is Medium. Creeping Barberry requires cold stratification. The drought tolerance of Creeping Barberry is High. Creeping Barberry requires a minimum of 180 frost free days per year. The minimum pH of Creeping Barberry is 5.5. The maximum pH of Creeping Barberry is 7.5. The minimum planting density per acre of Creeping Barberry is 700. The maximum planting density per acre of Creeping Barberry is 1700. The minimum Precipitation that Creeping Barberry requires is 15. The maximum Precipitation that Creeping Barberry can handle is 45. The minimum root depth of Creeping Barberry is 10 inches. The salininty tolerance of Creeping Barberry is Low. The shade tolerance of Creeping Barberry is Tolerant. The shade tolerance of Creeping Barberry is Tolerant. The minimum temperature that Creeping Barberry requires is -23. The bloom period of Creeping Barberry is Mid Spring. The commerical availability of Creeping Barberry is Routinely Available. The fruit seed abundance of Creeping Barberry is Medium. The fruit seed period of Creeping Barberry begins Summer. The fruit seed period of Creeping Barberry ends Fall. The fruit seed persistance of Creeping Barberry is Yes. Creeping Barberry is propagated by bare roots. Creeping Barberry is propagated by bulbs. Creeping Barberry is propagated by container. Creeping Barberry is not propagated by corms. Creeping Barberry is propagated by cuttings. Creeping Barberry is propagated by seed. Creeping Barberry is not propagated by sod. Creeping Barberry is not propagated by sprig. Creeping Barberry is not propagated by tubers. Creeping Barberry can generally yield 66560 seeds per pound of seeds. Creeping Barberry has a Slow seed spread rate. Creeping Barberry has a High seedling vigor. Creeping Barberry has a High seedling vigor. Creeping Barberry does not have a small grain. Creeping Barberry has a Slow vegatative spread rate. Creeping Barberry does not have a berry/nut seed product. Creeping Barberry is not viable as a Christmas Tree. Creeping Barberry does not make a good fodder product. Creeping Barberry does not make a good fuel wood product. Creeping Barberry does not make a good lumber product. Creeping Barberry does not make a naval store product. Creeping Barberry is not palatable to browse animals. Creeping Barberry is not palatable to grazing animals. Creeping Barberry is not palatable to humans. Creeping Barberry does not make a pulpwood product. Creeping Barberry does not make a veneer product. Creeping Barberry is of the category, Dicot.
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