This species is one of the ornamental shrubs, a member of the family Berberidaceae – Sour thorns. The common sorrel is a deciduous shrub that is naturally distributed and is found in Central and Southern Europe, the Caucasus and Crimea. Barberry reaches a height of 2 maximum 3 meters.
Young twigs of this species are ridged and yellowish, often with triple or single spines. The thorns originate from modified leaves. The leaves of sorrel are arranged sequentially on the columns.
The individual leaves are ovoid – elliptical to obovate, with a rounded or rarely pointed tip, and tapering wedge-shaped to the base resembling small seeds of pink tomatoes.
The length of the leaves reaches 4 centimeters, at the end Common sorrel (Berberis vulgaris) leaves are finely and sharply toothed.
The flowers of the common sorrel are yellow in color, gathered in drooping clusters, fragrant, up to 6 centimeters long, located on the bitten twigs. This species with fragrant flowers is suitable for use in the garden.
The fruits of this species are elongated strawberries, the color of the fruit is red, they are located in bunches.
The common sorrel blooms in April – May, and the duration of flowering lasts about two weeks. Its fruits ripen in late summer, early autumn, September – October.
In our country this species is widespread and often used with high decorative qualities. One of the suitable shrubs for landscaping traditional gardens. It is found up to 1000 meters above sea level, and is rarely found on poor and shallow soils. Barberry is a highly cold-resistant species, undemanding to soil conditions, light-loving and drought-resistant species. Thistle does not tolerate air pollution with industrial gases and should be avoided in such conditions.
It tolerates pruning well, which allows it to be used for shaping hedges and shaping it as desired and different shapes in your yard and garden.
Extremely decorative species, valued mainly for its beautiful flowering and fruiting, as well as for its beautiful autumn color of the leaves in the red range, due to its undemanding to soil, environmental and climatic factors of the environment, which is a prerequisite for its widespread use in various parts. On the side.
Widely used throughout the country, Berberis vulgaris’ Atropurpurea is used for single and group plantings in our parks and gardens, as well as in private yards and public buildings, and is also often used to build hedges due to its ability to shape by pruning. It is suitable for designing and building hedges.
There are also several forms that are often used and have high decorative qualities, of which the most commonly used is the form ‘Atropurpurea’ – with dark red colored leaves and golden yellow, slightly brownish flowers.
This form allows it to be propagated by seeds, which gives 80 – 100% preservation of the purple color of the leaves of newly obtained individuals. The leaves of this species are preserved until early winter, which makes it even more widely used. The species is extremely often used suitable for the variety and improvement of the decorative effect of any yard and garden. пластмасови градински бордюри