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heavenly bamboo 'Fire Power'
Nandina are erect, evergreen shrubs with pinnate to 3-pinnate leaves composed of lance-shaped leaflets which colour well in autumn, and panicles of small, star-shaped white flowers, followed by bright red fruits
'Fire Power' is a compact, upright evergreen shrub with compound leaves which are yellowish-green in summer, becoming orange and red in autumn and winter. Flowers small, white, in conical panicles in summer
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect East-facing or South-facing or West-facing
MoistureMoist but well-drained
SoilChalk, Clay, Sand, Loam
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Time to ultimate height
Grow in a moist but well-drained soil in a sheltered, sunny position
Propagate by seed or semi-hardwood cuttings
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Drought Resistant Low Maintenance Banks and Slopes
Pruning Pruning group 9
Pests Generally pest free
A virus may be a problem
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