The Q&A Archives: Growth Rate Of Plum Passion Heavenly Bamboo

Question: growth rate of the plum passion heavenly bamboo in our area. We want a fast growing "hedge, screen" and am wondering if this grows fast here?

Answer: Heavenly bamboo (Nandina) is a relatively slow-growing plant. If you're interested in a fast-growing hedge or screen, try Abelia grandiflora (Glossy Abelia) or Escallonia. Both are broadleaf evergreens and both provide spring or summer flowers.

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