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AGM plants have been through a rigorous trial and assessment programme. They are:
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Other common names
sacred bamboo Chinese sacred bamboo
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
N. domestica is an elegant small evergreen shrub of upright, bamboo-like habit, the compound leaves with lanceolate leaflets, purplish when young and again in winter. Small white flowers in large panicles are followed by red berries
C China, Japan
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 West-facing
MoistureMoist but well-drained
SoilSand, Clay, Chalk, Loam
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Time to ultimate height
Grow in a moist but well-drained soil in a sheltered position in full sun
Propagate by seed or semi-hardwood cuttings
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Flower borders and beds Low Maintenance
Architectural City & Courtyard Gardens Cottage & Informal Garden Rock Garden
Pruning Pruning group 9
Pests Generally pest free
May be subject to a virus
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