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March 11, 2020

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Mahonia plants are very popular for a variety of reasons namely the rich, green foliage that serves well as a barrier against intruders as well as the bright, lemon yellow flowers that come in the winter. Thankfully Mahonia shrubs are generally free from any pests so you don’t have to head out to your garden with a hose to spray away the aphids or treat your plant against bugs trying to make it their home…

The Mahonia media ‘charity’ is a larger variety when compared to most other types of Mahonia. This the media ‘charity’ variety reaches an ultimate height of around 400cm with an equal spread of around 400cm which is just over a very impressive 13 feet. The good news is it’s not fussy and will grow well in most soils as long as they are well-draining but it prefers full sun or semi-shade position in a sheltered…

The Mahonia Japonica prefers shade as it naturally grows in woodland setting but will grow just as well in semi-shade. At full maturity, it reaches a height of around 200cm and a wider spread around 400cm so makes quite a large evergreen shrub with plenty of interest in terms of colour all year round. These are typically grown because of the dark green foliage along the bottom of the plant comprised of 5 to 20…

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