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NANDINA domestica 'Sunset'

Commonly known as Chopstick plant, Nanten, Sacred bamboo

The new growth has an attractive vibrant reddish then purplish hue before eventually turning green

  • Evergreen - pinnata to 3-pinnate leaves to 90cm (36in) long with lance-shaped leaflets
  • Semi-evergreen - Keeps some of its foliage all year, and will drop some leaves as well.
  • White
  • Height - 1m (39ins)
  • Spread - 1m (39in)
  • Medium shrub - Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height - upright shoots. Produces conical panicles to 40cm (16in) long of star-shaped flowers to 1cm (½in) across with large, yellow anthers
  • Hardy - cold winter - Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Full sun - in a sheltered site
  • Additional Features - Pests & Diseases - - viruses
  • Place of origin - India, China, Japan. Garden origin.
  • Resistant to honey fungus - These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • Seasonal Interest - Spring -
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil -
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1m (39ins)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  1m (39in)
 

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