Plant Care Cascade Barberry

Cascade Barberry

About Cascade Barberry

Cascade Barberry is a super rare houseplant 🌿 that needs regular watering to thrive. They do best in abundant sunlight ☀ and should be less than 3 feet from a window.

Cascade Barberry likes soil that is well draining. Your plant shouldn't need added fertilizers if you repot each time it doubles in size.

Taxonomy

Mahonia nervosa
Mahonia
Berberidaceae
Ranunculales

Also known as

Mahonia nervosa, dwarf Oregon-grape, Cascade barberry, Cascade Oregon-grape and dull Oregon-grape

How to care for Cascade Barberry

Water

How often to water your Cascade Barberry

Water needs for Cascade Barberry
0.5 cups
every 9

Cascade Barberry needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Seattle, Washington.

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

Calculate water needs of Cascade Barberry

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

Check the growing potential in your area

A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

Plant care guide for Cascade Barberry in Seattle, Washington

Seattle, Washington

34% Very Low

Finding light for Cascade Barberry in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Cascade Barberry: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Cascade Barberry may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to keep it happy during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Seattle, Washington ⛅.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Cascade Barberry

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Cascade Barberry: 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 Cascade Barberry after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

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Care Summary for Cascade Barberry

Cascade Barberry

Cascade Barberry


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 3ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

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