spine-tipped


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Adj.1.spine-tipped - of a plant tipped with a spine
tipped - having a tip; or having a tip as specified (used in combination); "a rubber-tipped cane"
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BERBERIS' (Barberry) spine-tipped leaves make them an ideal deterrent for burglars, especially when grown as a flowering hedge, but there are many other good points for growing berberis too.
Alternatively try Berberis x stenophylla, which has spine-tipped leaves and makes an impenetrable barrier.
The fruit yielded is brownish and shaped like a spine-tipped ball; the fruit is not commercially harvested and remains on the tree all winter.