Berberis thunbergii 'Bogozam' [sold as Bonanza Gold™]
Bonanza Gold Japanese Barberry

 This plant is considered invasive.

 Plant Type:
 Hardiness:
 Deciduous / Evergreen:
 Flowers:
White (Small white flowers in mid-April)
 Foliage:
Green (Bright green to yellow summer foliage); Multi-Colored (Fall color is variable and can range from yellow, orange, scarlet red, and purplish-red)
 Fruit:
Red (Slightly showy bright red 0.33" dia. berries appear late (October) and persist into winter; variable fruit set)
 Ultimate Height:
1-2 feet
 Ultimate Spread:
2-3 feet
 Soil:
Very adaptable to different soils, but avoid extremely moist soils
 Range:
Cultivated origin
 Diagnostic Characteristics:
The bright yellow to golden leaves are 0.5-1.25", spatulate, and in clusters. Leaves are softer than those of Berberis x mentorensis. Stems are glabrous, slender, brown-red, angled, and grooved. Single spine (0.5") at nodes (Berberis x mentorensis typically has three spines). Bright yellow inner wood.

Additional Information

'Bogozam' is noted for its golden yellow leaves and compact, dwarf habit. An adaptable plant that does well in an urban environment. Place in a high light location for best foliage coloration. Can be coppiced, with the resulting new growth developing better summer color. Can be pruned to ground every 5 to 7 years. Relatively trouble-free.

1 Berberis thunbergii 'Bogozam' [sold as Bonanza Gold™] found

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Number Accession ID Location
12009_02835*APGU

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