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Heavenly Bamboo Seeds - Ornamental Evergreen Broadleaf Shrub
Nandina domestica


*  Common Names = Heavenly Bamboo / Chinese Sacred Bamboo / Common Nandina / Sacred Bamboo / Domestic Nandina
*  Not actually a bamboo-- but a species of flowering evergreen shrub
*  Cane-like stems & finely textured leaves resemble bamboo
*  Drought Tolerant and Low Maintenance; Generally pest- and disease-free
*  Grown as a ornamental & colorful hedge 
*  Bright red berries; White flowers; Leaves change from pink --> to green --> to red
*  Stems & Roots are used in traditional healing for pain, respiratory issues, and for regulating digestion


Life Cycle:  Broadleaf Evergreen Shrub
Height:  5-7 ft
Max Width:  5 ft
USDA Zone:  6-11
Light:  Full Sun / Partial Sun

1.  Sow seeds 1/2" deep in small pots or flats with moistened seed-starting mix. Spritz with water to settle into soil.
2.  Seeds need warm temperatures to sprout-- Covering pots with plastic wrap and/or placing a heat mat under pots will speed germination. Place in a spot with full sun and keep soil moist. Germination should occur in 6-8 weeks. 
3.  Resize into bigger pots as needed. Transplant 4” tall seedlings 24” apart after last frost. Protect young plants during the first few winters.


*** Plants have long roots, so make sure they have plenty of room to spread.

Heavenly Bamboo Seeds - Nandina domestica

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