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Tall Oregon Grape

Tall Oregon Grape

Regular price $12.95 USD
Regular price Sale price $12.95 USD
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Tall Oregon Grape (Mahonia aquifolium) - The Rugged Jewel of the Pacific Northwest

Discover the Tall Oregon Grape: Step into the world of the Oregon Grape, a plant that's as hardy as it is handsome. This isn't just any shrub; it's a testament to the enduring beauty and resilience of the Pacific Northwest.

Seasonal Showcase:

  • Spring: The show begins in spring with clusters of vibrant yellow flowers, brightening up the garden like little suns amidst the green.
  • Summer: As summer progresses, the flowers give way to deep blue berries, much to the delight of local birds and berry enthusiasts. The glossy, holly-like leaves stay a rich green, providing a lush backdrop.
  • Autumn: In autumn, the leaves take on a burgundy hue, adding a splash of dramatic color to the landscape. The berries, if still around, add to the visual feast.
  • Winter: The Oregon Grape's evergreen nature keeps it in the spotlight even in winter, its leaves offering a bold green contrast to the more subdued winter palette.

Ideal Planting Spot: This shrub is as low-maintenance as a trusty old garden tool. It thrives in full sun to part shade and adapts well to a variety of soils, though it prefers well-drained ground.

Watering Needs: The Oregon Grape is drought-tolerant once established, much like a seasoned hiker accustomed to the trails. Regular watering is appreciated in its younger years, helping it set deep roots.

Growth and Size: With a moderate growth rate, it reaches about 3-8 feet in height and spread. It's the perfect size for tucking into garden corners or using as a natural, low-maintenance hedge.

Why Plant the Oregon Grape? Beyond its aesthetic appeal, the Tall Oregon Grape is a practical choice, known for its medicinal properties and its berries that can be used in jams and jellies. It's a plant that not only beautifies your garden but also connects you to the traditions of the land.

Let the Tall Oregon Grape bring a piece of the Pacific Northwest's rugged charm to your garden. It's more than a shrub; it's a year-round celebration of nature's resilience and bounty.

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