(Nandina domestica ‘Nana’)
A dwarf form of Sacred Bamboo that is easy to grow and full of colour and texture. The ruffled green foliage with shades of crimson in spring and summer that turn to bright red in the cool air of autumn and winter.
POSITION & USES
Prefers a full sun position in a wide range of soils. Plant in group plantings or as a low hedge. Light to moderate frosts will bring out the red colour in the foliage.
Grow in a good loam and mulch each year. Water regularly during the hot dry summers. A moderate prune in mid spring will keep the plants compact and bushy.
Regular applications of Seasol and Power Feed from early spring to late autumn will keep it looking its best.
- Red can = Little water in hot, dry weather.
- Green can = Deep watering every few weeks in hot, dry weather.
- Blue can = Deep watering weekly in hot, dry weather.
Codes are a guide only and watering requirements will be affected by soil type, competition, mulching, wind and many other factors. Try to group plants with the same code in the one bed.
CAUTION: May be harmful if eaten.
|Plants Needed per Square Metre||8|
|Habit||A tough rounded and compact shrub that makes a stunning informal or formal hedge.|
|Position||Part to Full Sun, Moderate Frost|