Replace Thorny Shrub

I have a Berberis Ottawensis Purpurea that looks great but the thorns are viscious. Can anyone suggest a thornless replacement please.


  • nutcutletnutcutlet PeterboroughPosts: 25,591

    They are vicious aren't they. The Physocarpus called Diablo and some similar clones are in the same colour range, and painless

  • DovefromaboveDovefromabove Central Norfolk UKPosts: 50,699

    However, they are a wonderful place of refuge for small birds escaping from sparrowhawk predation and as such an ideal shrub to have near to your bird feeding station image

    'There's a flower that shall be mine, 'tis the little celandine.' W Wordsworth

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