Transplant Heavenly Bamboo/Nandina

katefisher(Z7_NorthernCA)June 14, 2007

I need to move my Heavenly Bamboo plant from its current location to a new bed in our back yard. Reason being it is doing so well in the current location I cannot see the new plants behind it. I hate to do it because the nandina is doing so great.

Does anyone have experience transplanting this? The exposure and conditions will be about the same. I'm hoping to at the very least not kill it by doing so.

Thank you.


Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

It grows like a weed here in socal. I would wait till fall to do it.

    Bookmark   June 15, 2007 at 12:18AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
calistoga_al ca 15 usda 9

It accepts transplanting well. Wait till fall as has been suggested. There are several dwarf varieties available for the old location. Nandina that is headed back to keep small enough looks pretty bad, so moving it is the right solution. We have a whole wall of the house, the east wall, planted with Nandina by my dad 40 years ago. When it reaches the roof overhang I cut that stalk right to the ground. There are always plenty of new shoots to keep the wall covered. Al

    Bookmark   June 15, 2007 at 9:28AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

Thanks folks. I did not think it would be so energetic here in Zone 7 but this is my first experience with nandina so now I am wiser. On the heels of your feedback I will likely wait. The new bed in back will be all low or no water plants so this guy should fit right in. I'm moving everything else in September so will transplant this as well then.

Love the idea of a whole row of nandina, how fun! Do you have a picture?

Thank you.


    Bookmark   June 15, 2007 at 12:07PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

I moved Nandina several times and never had a problem.


    Bookmark   June 15, 2007 at 4:03PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo


Have you moved it during the warm time of year ever? If I could get away with moving it now that would really be great.


    Bookmark   June 15, 2007 at 4:41PM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
Photo of a nest of sparrows under my porch. There are...
chrysanthemums california!
Hi all, I bought these lovely yellow chrysanthemums...
Vyoma Hadkar Khaparde
Where in Southern CA can I buy a bag of Dried Calimyrna figs?
My closest stupid town has one supermarket chain and...
Suzi AKA DesertDance Zone 9b
Shrubs for zone 9b (Riverside)
What shrubs have these attributes: Evergreen Height:...
Privacy Trees?
Good afternoon, I'm hoping to find a recommendation...
Sponsored Products
Kersey Round Bamboo Vessel Sink
Signature Hardware
Heaven II Pendant by Fire Farm
$258.30 | Lumens
Danze® South Sea™ Paper Holder - Brushed Nickel
Modern Bathroom
Porcelina Wall Sconce Really Big CylinderTwo-Light Faux Porcelain Open Top and B
$268.95 | Bellacor
Seville Classics 2-piece Bamboo Tote Set
&'Costa | Bambu 2 Light Pendant
People viewed this after searching for:
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™