Nandina domestica – Heavenly Bamboo
Nandina domestica 'Heavenly Bamboo', 'Sacred Bamboo'
Evergreen or semi-evergreen, upright elegant shrub. Prefers a sheltered, sunny site and fertile, well-drained but not too dry soil. Leaves have narrow lance-shaped, dark green leaflets, purplish red when young and in autumn-winter. On established plants prune old stems to base in spring. Produces bright red, berries with maturity in the fall & winter that very much resemble the classic red holly berries. Berries hang in rather large clusters, and provide a wonderful seasonal interest. Height: 6 ft
- Spread: 4-6 ft
- Growth Rate: Moderate to fast
- Hardiness Zones: 5-11
- Sun Exposure: Full sun to partial shade
- Soil Preference: Average to moist & fertile – well drained