Mahonia; Oregon Grapeholly
Form and Growth Characteristics: Plant Type - ShrubGrowth Rate - Slow, 2-3' over 3-4 years.Mature Height - 3-6' occasionally to 9'Mature Width - 3-5'Longevity - Short lived: 20-50 years
Ornamental Characteristics: Flower - Perfect bright yellow 2-3" long and wide. Terminal racemes in AprilFruit - True berry, rounded, blue-black, 0.33-0.5" diameter, July-September. Looks like grape.Leaf - Fall Color - Purplish bronze evergreen shrubBark - Roundish, gray-brown at maturityOther Features - Numerous cultivars available.Possible Use - Season Of Interest -
Culture and Care: Care Requirements - Transplant balled/burlapped or container grown in moist well drained acid soil. Prefers shade.Native Habitat - British Columbia to Oregon. Introduced 1823. Zones 5-7Diseases and Insects - Leaf rusts, leaf spots and leaf scorch, barberry aphid, scale and whitefly.Strength - Weakness -Plants of this taxon:
Find Related Plants:- Other plants with the common name Mahonia.- Other plants of the family Berberidaceae.- Other plants of the genus Berberis.- Other plants of the species Berberis aquifolium.