Plant Care Fremont's Mahonia

Fremont's Mahonia

Also known as

Berberis fremontii, Berberis higginsae, Berberis higginsiae, Berberis higginsii, Berberis trifoliata and Mahonia higginsae


Alloberberis fremontii

How to care for Fremont's Mahonia


How often to water your Fremont's Mahonia

Water needs for Fremont's Mahonia
0.5 cups
every 9

Fremont's Mahonia needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Fremont's Mahonia in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Fremont's Mahonia: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Fremont's Mahonia may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

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How to fertilize Fremont's Mahonia

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Fremont's Mahonia: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Fremont's Mahonia after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Care Summary for Fremont's Mahonia

Fremont's Mahonia

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 3ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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