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Firepower Nandina

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Product Code: NANFIR1

Nandina domestica 'Firepower'

Overall Description

Very nice form of Nandina with larger leaves than most nandinas. Has a beautiful bright lime green color on new growth in spring, darkening somewhat throughout the season - ending up in the fall with a dazzling display of bright, fire-engine red foliage, complimented with other hues of darker reds, oranges, and even occasionally a maroon color.

No trimming required to maintain shape & size. Works outstanding when used as accents throughout the landscape, or even planted in a row alongside walkways, or up against buildings as foundation plantings. Anywhere you want a no fuss splash of seasonal color - full sun, or part sun. Just an all around excellent landscape plant.

Plant Facts & Specifications

--Mature Height : 3 ft

--Mature Width : 2 - 3ft

--Growth Rate :
Moderate (4" - 6" avg per year )

--Hardiness Zones :
5 - 9

--Sun Exposure :
Full sun to partial shade

--Soil Preference :
Average to slightly moist & fertile - well drained. Mulching recommended

--Foliage Color & Texture :
Evergreen broadleaf - good sized leafy foliage starts out bright lime green, and matures to a darker green throughout the summer, ending up as a real eye popping color display in fall. Foliage has a very fine texture, but is much sturdier than it looks.

--Flower, Cone, Or Berry Facts :
None to mention on this variety

--Diseases / Insects :
No serious problems have been noted - Nandina is an amazingly trouble free species.

--Recommended Spacing :
Only spacing recommendations I will provide here are for planting within a single row, as there are really no other planting arrangements commonly used that would require a set spacing. If you desire a continuous row / hedge type look, with no breaks or gaps between plants, then a real tight spacing will be needed - approximately 2 feet apart on center. To have a gap, space, or clear distinction between one plant to the next, then you will need to widen your spacing to approximately 4 feet apart on center.

--Deer Resistance Rating :
Lowest Resistance [ 1 - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5 - 6 - 7 - 8 - 9 - 10 ] Highest Resistance

--Fertilization / Feeding :
For maximum health & hardiness, we highly recommend POOPeas for use with all of our evergreen shrub species. However, either water soluble (Miracle Gro, or equivalent ), or granular fertilizers ( Holly Tone is excellent ) are also good options. Most any granular fertilizers with a 6 - 12 - 12, or 10 - 10 - 10 ratio are also acceptable. Best to fertilize in early spring, and again in mid fall - avoid feeding standard chemical fertilizers during hot summer months, and directly after transplanting. POOPeas may be used at anytime.

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