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MAHONIA aquifolium 'Apollo'

Commonly known as Holly-leaved barberry, Mountain grape, Oregon grape

A spreading bush with dense clusters of bright yellow flowers
Further Reading....
  • Evergreen
    deep bronze-green leaves to 30cm (12in) with up to 9 spiky leaflets. Foliage turns bronze-red in winter.
  • Yellow
    Bright yellow
  • Height
    60cm (24in)
  • Spread
    1m (39in)
  • 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
    Low-growing, dense variety which spreads freely by suckering. Produces flowers in large, pyramidal, dense clusters
  • 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)
  • Full shade
  • Full sun
    Will tolerate full sun if soil is not too dry.
  • Partial shade

MAHONIA aquifolium 'Apollo'

 
Estimated availability autumn 2022 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
£17.00 each 
MULTIBUY SAVING

Any 3+ £15.00 each
Delivery Information Estimated availability autumn 2022

 

  • Additional Features
    Berries
    These plants have berries.
    Good to know
    Good as an understorey in a woodland garden. Wildlife plant
    Pests & Diseases
    Rust, mildew.
    Place of origin
    Western North America.
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Suitable for small gardens
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf form
    Pinnate
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf margin
    Incised
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Ovate
    (see photos above)
  • Pruning group
    Pruning group 5
    Suitable for: Evergreen shrubs that require minimal pruning.
    Action: Trim or lightly cut back shoots that spoil symmetry. Deadhead regularly.
    When: Annually after flowering.

    RHS group 8
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
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  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
    Moderately fertile. Humus-rich.
  • Wildlife
    Bee friendly
    Bird friendly
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60cm (24in)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  1m (39in)
 

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