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Chinese Mahonia

Mahonia fortunei

Pronunciation: ma-HOH-nee-a for-TU-ne-i
SKU #06092
8-9

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OVERVIEW
Description Handsome evergreen shrub with compact bushy stems. Compound leaves have a fern-like appearance. The narrow green leaflets are spiny with paler green undersides. Short yellow flower spikes.
Light Full sun, Partial sun
Watering Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.
Blooms Spring
Mature Size Moderate growing to 4 to 6 ft. high, 3 to 4 ft. wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Evergreen
Special Features Easy Care, Improved Pest and Disease Resistance, North American Native Selection, Ornamental Berries
Growth Rate Moderate
Growth Habit Upright
Flower Attributes Fragrant, Showy Flowers
STYLE
Landscape Use Border, Container, Hedge
Design Ideas An exceptional evergreen for foundation planting. A low maintenance filler for beds and borders. Best suited to Asian inspired gardens whether traditional or more spare modern Zen style. Will fit into tropical landscaping needing textural variations. Exceptional in modern gardens against light value walls and surfaces.
Flower Color Yellow
Foliage Color Green
Companion Plants Mahonia is exceptional with Asian inspired Girard's Fuchsia Azalea, (Azalea 'Girard's Fuchsia'), Silver Dragon Lilyturf, (Liriope spicata 'Silver Dragon'), Spotted Dead Nettle, (Lamium maculatum 'Red Nancy') and Variegated Japanese Water Iris, (Iris ensata 'Variegata').
CARE
Care Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. For a formal appearance, shear annually after flowering.

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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.