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Heavenly Bamboo 'Compacta'

Nandina domestica 'Compacta'
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Trees & Shrubs Size Chart

Trees & Shrubs Size Chart

Evergreen shrub has a compact, dense growth habit. Green lacy leaves turn reddish-purple in sunny or cold weather. Small white flowers appear in spring or summer, followed by sprays of red berries. Use as semi-opaque screen, hedge or accent plant.

Plant with Mock Orange 'Wheeler's Dwarf'


  • Landscape Size: 4'-5' tall, 3' wide
  • Light Requirement: Full Sun or Morning Sun/Afternoon Shade
  • Water Needs: Low
  • USDA Zone: 6a
  • Growth Habit: Upright 
  • Growth Rate: Slow
  • Attributes: Evergreen, Deer Resistant, Fall Color, Fruiting

These characteristics apply to the greater Sacramento area and nearby regions. 

Live outside of our area? Please check with your local cooperative extension for the best growing practices in your neck of the woods.

Visit: UC Cooperative Extension Offices

Visit: National County Extension Offices

Green Thumb Guide

Performs best in enriched, well draining soil. Apply a tree and shrub fertilizer in spring. To promote dense growth, prune back about one-third of foliage annually in spring.



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