Mahonia × media 'Buckland'
Oregon grape 'Buckland'
'Buckland' is a large, erect, evergreen shrub with spiny pinnate leaves and small, slightly fragrant yellow flowers in long, spreading clustered racemes in late autumn and winter, followed by blue-black berries
Ultimate height2.5–4 metres
Time to ultimate height10–20 years
Ultimate spread2.5–4 metres
MoistureMoist but well–drained, Well–drained
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Colour & scent
- Full shade
- Partial shade
South–facing or North–facing or West–facing or East–facing
ExposureExposed or Sheltered
- Native to the UK
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
How to grow
Grow in any well-drained or moist but well-drained soil in shade or partial shade. Good for a woodland setting
Suggested planting locations and garden types
- Wildlife gardens
- Low Maintenance
- Banks and slopes
Generally pest free
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