One in Adelphi, Maryland, one in Wildwood, Florida, one at the US National Arboretum with a grandfatherly interest in many more around the DC area (unless noted, pictures are taken the day of post)
Monday, September 27, 2010
Berberis thibetica arches nicely over the path in the middle of China Valley
The problem is those fruit, attractive though they are, are hanging about 4.5 feet above ground in the middle of the path. Even tall hobbits would have issues. The shrub is about 12' high and 10' across and it's planted about 2' from the side of the path. I don't know if it could be dug, divided, and successfully transplanted. I expect we'll root a handful of cuttings next year for insurance, then maybe give transplanting a shot next fall.