Nandina domestica

Botanical Name: Nandina domestica

Phonetic: Nan-DEE-nuh dome-ESS-ti-kuh

Common Name(s): Heavenly Bamboo

Family: Berberidaceae
Origin: India, Japan, China
Plant Type: Broadleaf shrub
Persistence: Evergreen, semi-deciduous

Leaf Type: Pinnately divided, pointed
Number of Leaflets: Groups of 2 and 3
Leaf Color: New growth is pinkish-red, later medium green
Fall Color: Purple red
Texture: Medium
Density: Dense
Bloom Season: Spring/June
Flower Color(s): White with yellow anthers, star-shaped

Exposure: Ful sun to part shade
USDA: 6-9
Climate Zone(s): 3-9, 14-17, 20-24
Growth Rate: Medium                             
Height: 5-6 Feet
Spread: 2-4 Feet
Hydrozone: Medium
Pest/Diseases: Foliage might develop chlorosis in alkaline soils
Soil: Average, medium moisture, well-drained soils, prefers humusy soils and loam soils, regular moisture, very adaptable

Features: Drought tolerant, tolerates heavy shade, showy berries and flowers
Uses: Hedge, naturalize, fall color, ornamental, group or mass, shrub borders, woodland gardens, foundations, informal hedge, containers, screen

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