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Berberis nervosa Dull Oregon-grape

Description

Drought-tolerant evergreen woodland shrub with purple-green foliage, yellow blossoms, and blue fruits. Always plant with at least some shade.

Note: This plant is rich in local Indigenous food traditions, we strongly recommend that non-Indigenous people take time to understand and study before using this or other native plants.  Please take the time to learn about this plant with the proper resources such as the book Saanich Ethnobotany by Nancy Turner and Richard Hebda.

 *Edibility depends on the preparation of the plant. Always do your own research prior to consuming plant parts and eat at your own risk. 

habitat forest, woodland
light part shade to shade
moisture mesic
height 30 - 80 cm
flowering April to May
habit rhizomatous evergreen shrub
advantages attracts pollinators, edible fruits
companion plants Sword Fern, Douglas-fir, Arbutus, Red Columbine, Hairy Honeysuckle, Orange Honeysuckle, Red Flowering Currant, Baldhip Rose
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In cultivation, the successful gardener must become familiar with these conditions to unlock the dormancy mechanism and stimulate germination. We are developing thorough seed germination categories in the Seed Details section above to help you successfully grow the native seed we sell. 

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