Deciduous ornamental bush with maximum height 1, 5 to 2m, famous in garden compositions used either in hedges or sole .Its main characteristic is the red thorny foliage which is prolate and has medium size. It blossoms during spring and its flowers have yellow colour. It is resistant to both cold and drought and requires little watering with a small increase during summer. It prefers sunny locations while it survives in a wide variety of soils. Apart from horticulture it is also famous in pharmacy and woodcraft.