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x MAHOBERBERIS aquisargentii

Cross-genera hybrid (Mahonia x Berberis ). Variable spiny leaves with yellow flowers followed by blue/black berries. Exceptionally tough and hardy
Further Reading....
  • Evergreen
    Dark green leaves, paler beneath, of two types. 3-palmate, rigid, spine-toothed leaves 6-8cm (2½-3in) long, and thinner, oblong, finely toothed leaves to 20cm (8in) long
  • Yellow
  • Height
    2.5m (8ft)
  • Spread
    2m (6½ft)
  • Tall Shrub
    Produces terminal clusters of small flowers 1cm (½in) across
  • Hardy - very cold winter
    Hardy in all of UK and northern Europe. Plant can possibly withstand temperatures down to -20°C (-4°F)
  • Partial shade

x MAHOBERBERIS aquisargentii

 
Available late spring to early summer 2024 - Spring according to the Met Office is defined as March 1st - May 31st. Therefore late spring is mid-April onwards. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.
£19.50 each 
Delivery Information Available late spring to early summer 2024
  • Additional Features
    Berries
    These plants have berries.
    Pests & Diseases
    None
    Place of origin
    Garden origin
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Border
    Suitable for a shrub border
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf form
    Palmate
    (see photos above)
    Pinnate
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf margin
    Dentate
    (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.

  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
    Spring
    Summer
    Winter
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile well drained soil
    Moderately fertile
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x Mahoberberis aquisargentii - Growing Guide
2.5m (8ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  2m (6½ft)
 

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