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Fremont's Mahonia

Mahonia fremontii
SKU: HC015323
per Plant - 5" Deep Pot
No longer available this season.
6-10' x 6-8' wide. Mahonia fremontii is a stunning native shrub with fragrant yellow flowers, blue evergreen foliage and abundant crops of bright red berries for the songbirds. Drought resistant/drought tolerant plant (xeric).
key features
Botanical Name
Mahonia fremontii
Growing Zones
Zone 5, Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8, Zone 9
Native, Attracts Birds, Deer Resistant, Rabbit Resistant, Low Maintenance, Evergreen, Rock Gardens, Privacy
Soil Moisture
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Mature Height
6-10' tall
Bloom Time
Late spring


6-10' x 6-8' wide. Mahonia fremontii is one of our very best native shrubs, growing naturally across much of the Southwestern US. This large-growing Desert Holly has year-round landscape interest with profuse, yellow, fragrant spring flowers, large bright red summer fruits and showy blue evergreen foliage. The shrub is rarely offered because it's slow to get to saleable size. But in the ground it gets big and lives for many years. The spiny leaves make it a great barrier plant for hedges and windbreaks.
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