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Oregon grape 'Apollo'
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
'Apollo' is a vigorous, low, spreading small evergreen shrub with glossy deep green pinnate leaves becoming purplish in winter. Abundant deep yellow flowers in large clusters, followed by black berries
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect North-facing or East-facing or South-facing or West-facing
Exposure Sheltered or Exposed
MoistureWell-drained, Moist but well-drained
SoilChalk, Clay, Sand, Loam
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Time to ultimate height
Grow in any well-drained or moist but well-drained soil in shade or partial shade. Good for a woodland setting
Propagate by seed and semi-hardwood cuttings
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Drought Resistant Banks and Slopes Low Maintenance Ground Cover
Pruning Pruning group 8
Pests Generally pest free
A rust and powdery mildews may be a problem
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