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Mahonia eurybracteata 'Sweet Winter'

Oregon grape 'Sweet Winter'

An upright, usually unbranched, evergreen, compact shrub to 1.2m tall. The dark green pinnate leaves have widely spaced, linear to narrowly lanced-shaped, gently serrated, but spine-free leaflets. The racemes of lightly fragrant, yellow flowers are produced from autumn to winter, followed by blue-black berries

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Growing conditions
Colour & scent
StemFlowerFoliageFruit
Spring
Summer
Autumn
Winter
Position
Aspect

Exposure
Botanical details
Family
Berberidaceae
Native to the UK
No
Potentially harmful
Berries, are, ornamental;, not, to, be, eaten., , Wear, gloves, and, other, protective, equipment, when, handling
Genus

Mahonia are evergreen shrubs with leathery, pinnate leaves which are often spine-toothed, and clustered racemes of sometimes fragrant yellow flowers, sometimes followed by black or purple berries

Name status

Accepted

How to grow

Cultivation

Grow in well-drained, humus rich soil in full sun or partial shade

Propagation

Propagate by semi-ripe cuttings

Suggested planting locations and garden types
Pruning

Pruning group 8

Pests

Generally pest-free

Diseases

May be susceptible to a rust and powdery mildews

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