Position: Full sun or partial shade.
Soil: Well drained, fertile soil.
Hardiness: Hardy. Mahonia gracilipes appreciates protection from cold winter winds.
Flowering Period: August - October.
Flower Colour: Purplish-red and cream
Rate of Growth: Slow.
Habit: Small or eventually medium sized shrub with a branching, open habit.
Height: up to 1.5 m (5 ft).
Spread: 2 m (6 ft).
Notes: We have a specimen of Mahonia gracilipes, planted in the woodland garden surrounding our nursery. At 8 years old, it had reached a height of 0.75 m and a spread of 1 m.