Berberis bealei

Leatherleaf Mahonia

Form and Growth Characteristics:
Plant Type - Shrub
Growth Rate - Slow
Mature Height - 6-12'
Mature Width - 5-10'
Longevity - Short lived 20-50 years

Ornamental Characteristics:
Flower - Lemon yellow, very fragrant March- April
Fruit - 0.33-0.5" long, bluish, July-August, robin egg blue at maturity.
Leaf -
Fall Color - Evergreen, dull dark to blue green
Bark - Gray brown stem at maturity
Other Features - A course, upright evergreen shrub. A very fragrant shade shrub.
Possible Use -
Season Of Interest -

Culture and Care:
Care Requirements - Transplant balled/burlapped or container grown. Prefers shade.
Native Habitat - China introduced 1845. Zones 6-9
Diseases and Insects - Leaf rust, leaf spots, scale and whitefly
Strength -
Weakness -

Plants of this taxon:
Bed 81

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 bealei.