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Sacred Bamboo

Nandina domestica

Also known as

Heavenly Bamboo, Chopstick Plant, Chinese-Bamboo, Nandina, Nanten, Southern Heaven-Bamboo

Nandina-domestica-flowers by Sten Porse (CC BY-SA 3.0)

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Tender

H7-H2

RHS hardiness

-20°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

1.5m

Max

1.5m

1m

Min

1m

20 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Sacred Bamboo Overview

Nandina domestica is an evergreen shrub species with an upright, bamboo-like growth habit. Known by the common name, Sacred Bamboo, this species is considered elegant and reaches a maximum size of 1.5m high and wide. The foliage of Nandina domestica is compound, divided into lanceolate-shaped leaflets which are purple-tinged upon emergence and also during winter. Delicate white flowers are produced on branched inflorescences, leading onto attractive red berry fruits.

Common problems with Sacred Bamboo

How to propagate Sacred Bamboo

Cuttings

You can propagate by semi-ripe cuttings in the summer.

Other uses of Sacred Bamboo

Specimen, ornamental, container, shade, border Summer interest.

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