University of Florida

Berberis haematocarpa

Common name(s): Red Barberry, Red Holly-Grape, Red Mahonia

Plant type: evergreen small shrub
Primary method of propagation: seed
Alternate propagation method(s): cutting

Propagation by Cuttings

Cutting type: stem tip, secondary
Time of year to take cuttings: late Summer
Cutting maturity: semi-hardwood
Rooting hormone: IBA TALC 8000 PPM
Rooting environment: intermittent mist
Soil temperature for best rooting: 70-75 degrees F
Time to rooting: 6-8 weeks

Propagation by Seed

Time of year to collect seed: late Summer
Time of year to sow seed: Summer
Seed treatment: cold-warm-cold stratification
Comment: Mulch the seedbeds.