'Sunjoy Orange Pillar' Barberry


The same incredible neon orange foliage as Sunjoy Neo barberry, but with the useful, versatile habit of best-selling Sunjoy Gold Pillar barberry. Developed by Dr. Tom Ranney and his team at NCSU. 

Top reasons to grow Sunjoy Orange Pillar barberry:

- Versatile, appealing shape adds drama and flair

- Vibrant, persistant neon orange coloring

- Very deer resistant

Foliage Interest
Fall Interest


Plant Type: 
Shrub Type: 
Height Category: 
Garden Height: 
 36 - 48 Inches
 18 - 36 Inches
 18 - 36 Inches
Flower Colors: 
Foliage Colors: 
Foliage Shade: 
Container Role: 


Light Requirement: 

The optimum amount of sun or shade each plant needs to thrive: Full Sun (6+ hours), Part Sun (4-6 hours), Full Shade (up to 4 hours).

Maintenance Category: 
Bloom Time: 
 Grown for Foliage
Hardiness Zones: 
Water Category: 
Needs Good Drainage
Soil Fertility Requirement: 
 Poor Soil
Uses Notes: 

Shrub borders, groupings, masses, perennial borders and containers.

Maintenance Notes: 

Extremely adaptable, but prefers well-drained soil. This upright columnar selection does not require any pruning, but may be shaped in summer. Deciduous. Fertilize in early spring by applying a slow release fertilizer specialized for trees & shrubs. Follow the label for the recommended rate of application.

PLEASE NOTE: Sunjoy Orange Pillar® - Barberry - Berberis thunbergii is restricted and cannot be shipped to the state(s) of CT, DE, IN, MA, ME, MN, NH, NY, VT, WI and WV. MD notes that it may be invasive.

Fun Facts: 

If you cut open a barberry stem, the wood inside is yellow.

Sunjoy Orange Pillar® Berberis thunbergii 'NCBT3' USPPAF