I have a new customer who wants some barberry bushes removed. I have installed barberry but never removed them. These are 4 feet tall and 4 feet across. They are about 50% dead. I think they could be saved with proper pruning but she just wants them gone. What I need to know is if a barberry this size has a shallow root system and can be readily pulled or if they are deep rooting. Here is another part I hate about some installations. They are planted about a foot from the foundation. I have not bid it yet. Bushes like this, with a shallow root system generally go for $35.00/ bush to remove.