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Other common names
Oregon grape 'Buckland'
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
'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
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
Banks and Slopes Low Maintenance
Wildlife Gardens Architectural
Pruning Pruning group 8
Pests Generally pest free
A rust and powdery mildews may be a problem
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