PlantsMahonia→Mahonia (Mahonia x media 'Charity')

Common names:
Give a thumbs up Mahonia
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Botanical names:
Mahonia x media Accepted
Berberis x media Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Partial Shade to Full Shade
Full Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Plant Height: 10-15 feet
Plant Spread: 10-12 feet
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Fruit: Showy
Edible to birds
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Yellow
Flower Time: Late fall or early winter
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Provides winter interest
Will Naturalize
Edible Parts: Fruit
Wildlife Attractant: Birds
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Propagation: Seeds: Stratify seeds: seeds require a cooling period prior to germination and are best planted in the Fall
Sow in situ
Can handle transplanting
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Pollinators: Various insects
Awards and Recognitions: Other: 2003 Great Plant Picks Award Winner
Child plants: one child plant


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Yorkshirelass On September 27, 2011 Miscellaneous Event
Previous garden. Still living and thriving among rubble and debris of new owner
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Winter doldrums by Bonehead Feb 12, 2019 3:57 PM 7
Fall cleanup tips by Bonehead Oct 11, 2016 9:25 AM 35
Wildlife habitat by Bonehead Jun 29, 2016 10:43 AM 6
PNW Native Experiences by Bonehead Aug 5, 2015 3:28 PM 0

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