Mahonia aquifolium / Maonia

Species: Mahonia aquifolium Nutt.
Italian common noun: Maonia
Family: Berberidaceae
Natural shapesShrubs EvergreenFull shadePartial shade
Climate resistance: + / -20° CClimate resistance: + / -20° C
- Legislative Decree no. 151

Origin: North-western America.

Botanical characteristics: It is a medium-sized evergreen shrub with a bushy and spreading growth habit. Its pinnate leaves are up to 30 cm long and consist of little elliptical dark green and glossy leaflets with prickly margins. In winter the leaves turn red. The late-winter- or early-spring-blooming has golden-yellow flowers that are clustered in erect panicles up to 10 cm long.. Then, the globose dark blue berries follow.

Agronomic and environmental characteristics: It has no particular requirements of soil type and tolerates calcareous soils, too. It prefers shade or partial shade exposure but tolerates full sun.

Use: It is used in all along gardens, in groups, in mixed hedges and is suitable for the undergrowth.

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Produzione Note Altezza Circonferenza tronco Diametro/Lato chioma Q.tà  
Vaso 9.9.13 Vaso 9.9.13
Vaso Ø 18 Vaso Ø 18
Vaso Ø 22 Vaso Ø 22
Zolla 60-80 cm
Zolla 80-100 cm
Zolla 100-125 cm
Zolla 125-150 cm