Nandina domestica 'Alba'
- Common Name(s):
- White berry nandina
- Poisonous Plants, Shrubs
Large clusters of cream-colored berries.
Drought tolerant; may develop suckers; reseeds itself readily and occasionally naturalizes. In rare instances it has established dense stands in forest habitats.
Leaves and berries are toxic to livestock and other domestic animals, this plant is particularly resistant to damage by deer.
Berries contain cyanide and when consumed in quantity can be toxic to birds.
- 4-6 ft.
- Alternate, bi- to tri-pinnately compound leaves; green foliage lacks red tinge of other nandinas; yellow-green in winter
- White flowers in spring; cream-white to creamy yellow berries
- 6 to 9
- Sun to partial shade; prefers moist, well-drained soil
- Upright, multi-stemmed shrub
NCCES plant id: 1677