How to grow Oregon grape

Oregon grape growing shrub‎ of the genus Mahonia also known as Mahonia aquifolium, Oregon grape perennial deciduous used as ornamental hedge plant and also medical and edible (not recommend) fruits, can grow in temperate or subtropical climate and growing in hardiness zone 5-9.

Leaves color green in ovate shape the leaves have spiny edge

Flower color yellow with 6 outer petals and 6 inner the flowers grow in clusters

Oregon grape fruits

Fruit color is purple-blue the fruit shape and grow similar to grapes.

Oregon grape for sale – Seeds or Plants to Buy

Requirements for Oregon grape growing and care:

Acidic soil

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative reproduction

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?

Difficulties or problems when growing:
The fruit contain toxicity, spiny leaves

Recommended planting season?
Winter, spring, summer

Pests and diseases:
Aphids, spider mites

Pruning season:

How to prune:
Dead leaves and for design

Size of the plant:
0.5-2 m, 2-6.5 feet

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Medium growing

Water requirement:
Average amount of water / Big amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade

Is it possible to grow as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Blooming information

Bloom season:

General information about the flower
Yellow flowers with 12 petals, 6 outer petals and 6 inner the flowers grow in clusters

Scientific name:

Mahonia aquifolium

Blooming Seasons

Flower Colors


Ornamental parts

Plant growing speed

Plant life-form

Plant uses

Planting season

Plants sun exposure

Watering plants

Hardiness zone