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Mahonia japonica

Classification

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

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 6 ft (1.8 m)

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

Features: Dark green leaflets; racemes of bright yellow flowers from late winter; blue-black fruit

Uses: Woodland gardens Shrub borders Containers Flower display Fruit display

Zones: 6?10

Description: Native to Japan and widely cultivated in China and Taiwan, where it may also occur naturally, this shrub has a considerable spread even though it does not sucker as freely as some other species. It grows to around 6?ft (1.8?m) tall by 10?ft (3?m) wide and

Growth Habit: Branching habit

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