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MAHONIA aquifolium

Holly-leaved barberry, Mountain grape, Oregon grape

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  • Good to know - wildlife plant - nectar and pollen for insects.
  • Pests & Diseases - rust, mildew.
  • Place of Origin - western North America. Introduced to UK in 1823.
  • Hardy - cold winter - Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Height - in metres - 1m (3ft)
  • Spread - in metres - 1.5m (5ft)
  • Evergreen - pinnate, bright-green leaves to 30cm (12in) long with up to 9 oval, spiny-toothed leaflets, often turning red-purple in winter.
  • Ground Cover - These plants are typically low growing and spread quickly to inhibit weed growth on areas of bare soil
  • Medium Shrub - Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height - open, suckering shrub. Produces flowers in dense clusters to 8cm (3in) long followed by blue-black berries.
  • Full Shade
  • Full Sun - will tolerate full sun if soil is not too dry.
  • Partial Shade
  • Fertile moist well-drained soil - moderately fertile, humus rich.
  • Flower Colour - Yellow

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A valuable suckering plant for underplanting in dense shade

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£14.50 each
MULTIBUY SAVING

Any 3+ £11.66 each
Pot size: 2 or 3 Litre

Buy Varieties of MAHONIA aquifolium

MAHONIA aquifolium 'Apollo'  AWARD

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Holly-leaved barberry, Mountain grape, Oregon grape
A spreading bush with dense clusters of bright yellow flowers
MULTIBUY
Any 3+ £11.66 each
£14.50 each

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