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Mahonia fortunei

Classification

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

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 7 ft (2 m)

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

Features: Dark green leaflets, pale beneath; bright yellow flowers in autumn

Uses: Woodland gardens Shrub borders Informal hedge Containers

Zones: 7?10

Description: This 7?ft (2?m) tall Chinese shrub is notable mainly for its foliage. The leaves are up to 10?in (25?cm) long and are composed of 4?in (10?cm) long, dark green leaflets with pale undersides, up to 13 in number. The leaflets, bronze when young, are toothed

Growth Habit: Upright habit

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