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Nandina domestica 'San Gabriel'

This plant has poison characteristics. See below.
Common Name(s):
San Gabriel nandina
Categories:
Poisonous Plants, Shrubs
Comment:

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. 

Height:
1-2 ft.
Foliage:
Alternate, compound leaves; narrow leaflets look almost grass-like; new growth is reddish, matures to blue-green; burgundy-red fall color
Zones:
6 to 9
Habit:
Evergreen
Site:
Sun to partial shade; prefers moist, well-drained soil
Texture:
Medium
Form:
Compact mound
Tags:
deer resistant, evergreen

NCCES plant id: 1682

Nandina domestica 'San Gabriel' Nandina domestica 'San Gabriel'
Forest and Kim Starr, CC BY - 2.0
Nandina domestica 'San Gabriel' Nandina domestica 'San Gabriel'
Forest and Kim Starr, CC BY - 2.0