Nandina domestica

Nandina; Heavenly-Bamboo (NOT true bamboo)

Form and Growth Characteristics:
Plant Type - Shrub
Growth Rate - Medium
Mature Height - 6-10'
Mature Width - Less than height in spread
Longevity -

Ornamental Characteristics:
Flower - Pinkish in bud finally white with yellow anthers, .25 to .5" across, 3 to 6 petals May-June framed by elegant foliage
Fruit - Spectacular, bright red berry ripening in Sept.- Oct. and persisting through winter; more showy than holly because the fruit is not hidden by foliage
Leaf -
Fall Color - Reddish tint in winter
Bark - Reddish purple when young; later ugly brown
Other Features - Used effectively to camouflage unwanted structures
Possible Use -
Season Of Interest -

Culture and Care:
Care Requirements - Easily transplanted from containers; adaptable to extremes of soil and exposure; prefers moist, fertile soil; full shade or sun; best to thin out old stems every year or head back old canes
Native Habitat - China, 1804
Diseases and Insects - None serious; an amazingly trouble-free plant
Strength -
Weakness -

Plants of this taxon:
-not currently in our collection-

Find Related Plants:
- Other plants with the common name Nandina.
- Other plants of the family Berberidaceae.
- Other plants of the genus Nandina.
- Other plants of the species Nandina domestica.