Mahonia bealei

(Leatherleaf, Mahonia)


$39.99


Hardiness Zones:

 6b  7a  7b  8a  8b  9a  9b

Quick Overview:

Leatherleaf Mahonia has fragrant yellow flowers held in terminal 6 to 9 inch racemes. It blooms during warmers spells in the winter. Flowers are fragrant and appealing to bees active on warmer winter days. Fertilized flowers mature into blue drupes held in grape-like clusters. Dark green, opposite, holly-like (spined) foliage is held on upright stems with little or no branching. Stem wood is yellow inside.

Description

Easily grown in well-drained soil in part shade to shade. Mahonia bealei will tolerate drought and heavy shade. Birds ingest its seeds and spread this plant through the wooded areas. Best to prune by removing an entire stem. New stem will sprout from crown of plant.

Additional information

Common Name

Leatherleaf, Mahonia

Botanical Name

Mahonia bealei

Container/Amount

3 gallon

Evergreen or Deciduous

Evergreen

Hardiness Zone

6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b

Growth Rate

Average

Light Requirements

Part-shade, Part-sun, Shade

Height

to 8 ft.

Width

to 6 ft.

Soil Condition

Well-drained

Water Needs

Average

Blooming Period

winter

Flower Color

yellow

Fragrance

Yes

Foliage Color

green

Deer Resistant

Yes

Berry Color

Blue

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