Nandina Domestica (Heavenly Bamboo)

Nandina Domestica (Heavenly Bamboo)

$18.00 inc. GST

Pot Size: Approx. 8cm(Ø) x 7cm(H)

Pot color and size may vary and change subject to availability

Nandina Domestica commonly known as nandina, Heavenly Bamboo or sacred bamboo, is a species of flowering plant in the family Berberidaceae, native to eastern Asia from the Himalayas to Japan.

  • It is the only member of the monotypic genus Nandina.
  • It is widely grown in gardens as an ornamental plant since it has a number of cultivars that display bright-red fall foliage in the cool months with attractive new foliage growth in spring.
  • Nandina is derived from the Japanese name, nanten.
  • Domestica means ‘domesticated’, or ‘of the household’.
LIGHT
  • It prefers some shade and it likes to be sheltered.
  • However, keep in mind that it produces better foliage color and berries in the sun.
SOIL
  • It can be grown in almost any type of soil.
  • However, make sure that this plant thrives in rich, well-drained soil.
  • In case that the soil in your garden is alkaline, make sure to add some iron to make it suitable for it to grow.
WATER
  • This is an evergreen plant that grows slowly.
  • In order to make it thrive, you need to provide it with regular waterings.
FERTILIZER
  • Apply some balanced fertilizer and treat it with some mulch of rotted leaves.

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