Mahonia fremontii

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  • Common Name: Fremont Barberry
  • Plant Story:

    A rounded evergreen shrub, Mahonia fremontii features clusters of cup-shaped yellow flowers in the mid-spring to early summer. Flowers give way to edible, sour green berries that mature to purple. Thick, spiny holly-shaped emerge green and mature to powder blue.

  • Type: Shrub Broadleaf Evergreen
  • Bloom Season: Spring
  • Flower Color: Yellow
  • Has Winter Interest
  • Planting Zone: 5-10
  • Height: 3-8 ft
  • Spread: 3-8 ft
  • Light Requirements:Part Shade
  • Suggested Uses: Specimen or mixed border
  • Leaf: Holly-like blue green leaves
  • Edible: YES
  • Attracts to: Birds,
  • Plant Deer Resistant:Yes
  • Plant Potential Pests:No serious problems
  • Form: Rounded
  • Special Care Instructions:

    Drought tolerant. Requires little water. Easy to grow. Prune in early spring.


Fremont Barberry - Additional Photos