Also known as
Heavenly Bamboo, Chopstick Plant, Chinese Sacred Bamboo, Chinese-Bamboo, Nandina, Nanten, Southern Heaven-Bamboo
Nandina-domestica-flowers by Sten Porse (CC BY-SA 3.0)
20 years to reach maturity
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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
You can propagate by semi-ripe cuttings in the summer.
Other uses of Sacred Bamboo
Specimen, ornamental, container, shade, border Summer interest.