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Oregon Grape

Mahonia aquifolium

Common name:

Oregon Grape



Sun needs:

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Water needs:

Drought TolerantLow WaterMedium Water

Comments: Evergreen shrub with thick, shiny, compound leaves. Leaves take on reddish color in winter & are very spiny & undulating.
Location: Compost Demonstration site

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