Mahonia bealei

Mahonia bealei
Mahonia bealei
Mahonia bealei

Plant type


Common name
Crespino di Beale




  • Shrubs


  • Half-shadow
  • Sun

    Leaf Persistance

  • Evergreen

    Flower Colour

  • Yellow

    Flowering Period

  • 04-April
  • 05-May

    Continent of Origin

  • Asia

Origin: China.

Botanical characteristics: It is an medium-sized evergreen shrub. It is similar to the Mahonia japonica but this one has leaves consisting of oblong leaflets with a broad base and are greenish-blue and glossy, while in winter-flowering they are yellow and grouped in erect racemes, which are shorter and stiffer.

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.