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Berberis aquifolium 'Golden Abundance'

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Berberis aquifolium 'Golden Abundance'
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Berberis aquifolium 'Golden Abundance'
Berberis aquifolium 'Golden Abundance'
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Berberis aquifolium 'Golden Abundance'
Berberis aquifolium 'Golden Abundance'
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Berberis aquifolium 'Golden Abundance'

Botanical Name: Berberis aquifolium 'Golden Abundance'
Common Name: Golden Abundance Oregon Grape

Highly recommended as screen or hedge. Excellent accent plant. Bright yellow flowers. Leaves provide wonderful fall color. Berries are edible and attract birds. Easy and low maintenance. Roots of some species may be mildly toxic.

Plant Family: Berberidaceae
Plant Type: Shrub
Height by Width: 5-8' H x 6' W
Growth Habit: Erect, dense, spreading form
Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen
Growth Rate: Moderate
Sun Exposure: Part sun to shade
Soil Preference: Adaptable
Water Requirements: Occasional to moderate
Cold Hardy to: 15 degrees F
Flower Season: Spring
Flower Color: Yellow
Endangered?: Not listed
Distribution: California Floristic Province, Modoc Plataeu, Northern Mexico
Natural Habitat: Slopes, canyons, coniferous forest, oak woodland, chaparral below 7,000'

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  • Bornstein, Carol, David Fross, and Bart O'Brien. California Native Plants for the Garden. Los Olivos, CA: Cachuma Press. 2005.
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