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Oregon Grape Charity in the GardenTags plant encyclopedia

Mahonia x media 'Charity'

 

Oregon Grape 'Charity'

Mahonia are evergreen, Winter-flowering shrubs with leathery, shiny, sometimes spine-toothed (like holly leaves), pinnate leaves and spires or clusters of small and globular or bell-like flowers, sometimes fragrant, that are often followed by purple or black berries and clustered racemes of sometimes fragrant yellow flowers, sometimes followed by black or purple berries. Some varieties bloom in Autumn through Winter, and some flower in Spring. 'Charity' bears slender spikes of pale yellow fragrant flowers from late Autumn to early Spring,

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plant Features
  • Oregon Grape Charity likes partial shade

    Partial shade

  • Oregon Grape Charity likes very little water

    Very little water

  • Oregon Grape Charity is full frost hardy: 5f (-15°c)

    Full Frost Hardy: 5F (-15°C)

  • Oregon Grape Charity likes moist and free draining

    Moist and free draining

 
Available to buy from 2 store(s) in the UK
 
plant information

Common name

Oregon Grape 'Charity'

Latin name

Mahonia x media 'Charity'

type

Trees or Shrubs

family

Berberidaceae

ph

5.0 - 8.5 Acid - Neutral

  • Light

    Oregon Grape Charity likes partial shade

    Partial shade

  • Frost

    Oregon Grape Charity is full frost hardy: 5f (-15°c)

    Full Frost Hardy: 5F (-15°C)

  • Soil

    Oregon Grape Charity likes moist and free draining

    Moist and free draining

  • Water

    Oregon Grape Charity likes very little water

    Very little water

Plant & bloom calendar

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    Best time to plant
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full grown dimensions

The size of a fully grown Oregon Grape Charity is 4.00meters x 4.00meters 4.00 M 4.00 M

Mahonia x media 'Charity'

Mahonia are evergreen, Winter-flowering shrubs with leathery, shiny, sometimes spine-toothed (like holly leaves), pinnate leaves and spires or clusters of small and globular or bell-like flowers, sometimes fragrant, that are often followed by purple or black berries and clustered racemes of sometimes fragrant yellow flowers, sometimes followed by black or purple berries. Some varieties bloom in Autumn through Winter, and some flower in Spring. 'Charity' bears slender spikes of pale yellow fragrant flowers from late Autumn to early Spring,


Planting Outdoors spring

From Early Spring TO Late Spring

Plant out container grown plants in a well drained site and water in.

 

Planting Outdoors autumn

From Early Autumn TO Late Autumn

Plant out container grown plants in a well drained site and water in.

 

Flowering

From Late Autumn TO Late Spring

Some mahonias are Spring flowering, and some flower in Autumn through to Winter

 

Propagation by cuttings

From Late Summer TO Mid Autumn

Semi hard wood cuttings are taken from the current years growth from late summer to mid autumn the bottom of the cuttings is hard and soft on the top. With a sharp knife take a cutting of about 14 cms, remove lowest leaves, dip end into rooting hormone, and place round the edge of a pot filled with a suitable compost, water well, they must remain moist till rooted, place under glass but in semi shade.

 
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