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Hybrid Mahonia xMahoberberis aquisargentii

Description

A bi-generic hybrid of Mahonia aquifolia x Berberis sargentii.

 

While this plant does have flowers and fruit, it will not show either if not given a long, warm season.

 

Insect Pests, Disease, or Other Plant Problems: powdery mildew and the beberis sawfly

Cultivars:
Tags:
#evergreen#sun#yellow#full sun#partial shade#shrub#yellow flowers#full shade#hedge#dappled shade#bushy#shade#spiny leaves
Cultivars:
Tags:
#evergreen#sun#yellow#full sun#partial shade#shrub#yellow flowers#full shade#hedge#dappled shade#bushy#shade#spiny leaves
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Mahoberberis
    Species:
    aquisargentii
    Family:
    Berberidaceae
    Life Cycle:
    Woody
    Recommended Propagation Strategy:
    Seed
    Particularly Resistant To (Insects/Diseases/Other Problems):
    rust
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Shrub
    Leaf Characteristics:
    Broadleaf Evergreen
    Habit/Form:
    Erect
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Dappled Sunlight (Shade through upper canopy all day)
    Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
    Partial Shade (Direct sunlight only part of the day, 2-6 hours)
    Soil Texture:
    Clay
    Loam (Silt)
    Sand
    Soil pH:
    Acid (<6.0)
    Alkaline (>8.0)
    Neutral (6.0-8.0)
    Soil Drainage:
    Good Drainage
    Usda Plant Hardiness Zone:
    5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b
  • Fruit:
    Fruit Color:
    Black
    Display/Harvest Time:
    Fall
    Fruit Type:
    Berry
    Fruit Description:
    Fruits do not always appear, but if they do appear, it will be berries that are black.
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Gold/Yellow
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Spring
    Winter
    Flower Description:
    Yellow flowers (in tight clusters) generally bloom from late winter to early spring (January - March). Flowers are small.
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Characteristics:
    Broadleaf Evergreen
    Leaf Feel:
    Leathery
    Leaf Type:
    Compound (Pinnately , Bipinnately, Palmately)
    Simple
    Hairs Present:
    No
    Leaf Description:
    This plant has simple or pinnate (can be either), spiny, leathery leaves. There are actually two types of leaves-- some being leathery and in three while the others are thin.
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Landscape Location:
    Woodland
    Design Feature:
    Border
    Hedge
    Screen/Privacy
    Security