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Order: Ranunculales
   Family: Berberidaceae
            Genus: Mahonia
                        Specie: aquifolium

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 6 ft (1.8 m)

Cultivation: Moist, fertile, humus-rich, well-drained soil

Features: Pinnate leaves with dark green leaflets; racemes of yellow flowers in late winter; black fruit

Uses: Woodland gardens Shrub borders Informal hedge Containers

Zones: 5?10

Description: One of the hardiest holly grapes, this suckering clump-forming shrub from western North America grows to around 6?ft (1.8?m) tall by 8?ft (2.4?m) wide. It has pinnate leaves composed of 5 to 13 spiny, 3?in (8 cm) long, holly-like leaflets that are dark gr

Growth Habit: Suckering clump-forming habit

Comments: Golden Ripple' is a variegated cultivar

Growth: Perennial, multi-stemmed woody plant that is usually less than 4 to 5 meters (13 to 16 feet) in height. Shrubs typically have several stems arising from or near the ground, but may be taller than 5 meters or single-stemmed under certain environmental cond

Growth: Low-growing shrub usually under 0.5 m (1.5 feet) tall, never exceeding 1 meter (3 feet) tall at maturity.

Duration: Perennial

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