Creeping Oregon Grape, Creeping Barberry Mahonia repens - Berberis repens
Detailed Listing For
Creeping Oregon Grape, Creeping Barberry
Minimum Hardiness Zone:
2016 crop is our next hope!
Please select the quantity desired, and we will advise availability and price as soon as possible.
Soak in water, let stand in water for 24 hours.
cold stratify for 180 days.
sow seed 3/8" deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed.
In a Nutshell:
* Creeping Mahonia , Creeping Oregon-grape or Creeping barberry or Prostrate Barberry , Mahonia repens , is the species of Mahonia native to the Rocky Mountains and adjacent areas of North America , from British Columbia and Alberta in the north to Arizona and New Mexico in the south. It is also found in some areas of California and Nevada . Its range extends just into Mexico . more...
* This low growing shrub's compound blue-green leaves turn a beautiful purple in winter. It has yellow flowers in spring; grapelike black fruit with a blue bloom in fall and spreads via stolons. It is native from British Columbia to northern Mexico. A nice addition to the landscape.
* The fruit has an acid flavour but it is rather nice raw, especially when added to muesli or porridge. Unfortunately, there is relatively little flesh and a lot of seeds. Used for making jams. jellies etc. They can also be made into a refreshing lemonade-like beverage. When sugar is added, the fruit juice is similar to grape juice. more...