Beal's mahonia Mahonia bealei

Beal's mahonia


M. bealei is an upright evergreen shrub with blue-green leaves divided into broad leaflets. Fragrant pale yellow flowers are produced in short upright racemes to 10cm in length from late autumn to early spring, followed by ovoid, blue-purple berries

Plant Info
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About this plant

  • memoNames

    • Family


    • Synonyms

      Beal's mahonia

    • Common names

      Mahonia japonica Bealei Group, Berberis bealei

  • infoCharacteristics

    • Foliage type


    • Height

      1-1.5 metres

    • Spread

      1.5-2.5 metres

    • Hardiness zones


  • sunLight

    Partial Shade, Full Shade

  • scissorsPruning

    group 8

  • bambooSoil

    SoilChalk, Clay, Loam, Sand

  • pinSuitable locations

    • Hardiness zone

      Banks and Slopes Low Maintenance Architectural Cottage & Informal Garden

  • sproutPropogation

    • Propagate by semi-hardwood cuttings or leaf bud cuttings from late summer to autumn

  • insectPests

    Generally pest free

  • microbeDiseases

    A rust and powdery mildews may be a problem