LATIN NAME: NANDINA 'DOMESTICA'
This attractive upright evergreen’s foliage turns bright red during fall as well as displaying bright red berries. In spring, creamy white flowers bloom profusely. Throughout the rest of the year, domestica has yellow-green leaves reaching 6-8 feet tall(3-4 feet wide). Its versatility and durability make it ideal as a specimen plant, border, hedge, screen, and group planting.
Amount of Sunlight: Full sun to partial shade
Amount of Water: Water regularly; more frequent watering in
extreme heat; Drought tolerant
Soil Conditions: Adaptable to most soils; Prefers dry, well-drained soil
Cold Hardiness Zone: 6-9
This low-maintenance evergreen needs a regular water schedule to ensure the growth of a mature root system. After the mature root system is established, watering is needed occasionally, except during a drought, watering is needed regularly. Once mature, shearing is recommended annually to maintain desired shape.