Nandina domestica



Nandina domestica, or heavenly bamboo, is an evergreen bamboo-like shrub. Woody stems with green foliage that is tinged purple in spring and in winter. In the summer small clusters of flowers appear, followed by berries. The leaves and berries are poisonous to most birds and animals.

Nandina domestica firepower has bright red and yellow-green leaves in summer which turn red and orange throughout autumn and winter. Up to 50cm height and spread over 10 years.

Nandina domestica forest flame has bright red young leaves which turn through pink and cream before maturing to dark green. Clusters of white flowers in spring. Can grow up to 4m with 2m spread.

Nandina domestica Gulf Stream has purple young leaves which quickly turn green. In autumn leaves can have a bronze tinge. Small clusters of white flowers in summer followed by red berries. A dwarf variety, Gulf Stream can grow up to approx 1.50m tall and 1m spread.

Nandina domestica Richmond has green lanced shaped foliage that turns reddish in autumn. Panicles of white flowers in summer are replaced by red berries in winter. Can grow up to 1.5m in height and spread over 10 years.

Plant Info
  • Approx. growing habit: Varies depending on variety.
  • Sun exposure:  Full sun preferred but can tolerate partial shade. 
  • Hardiness: Hardy
  • Soil type: Moist but well-drained, chalk, clay, loam, sandy.
  • Plant care: Pruning, if required should be carried out in mid-late spring. For pruning or for topiary we recommend using Okatsune secateurs

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