No Berries On Nandina - Knowledgebase Question

Conway, AR
Question by tt1010
July 27, 2000
Every year my nandina bushes bloom but produce no berries. This year there are two berries on one bush. What can I do to get berries?


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Answer from NGA
July 27, 2000

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Nandinas seem to produce berries most abundantly when there is a grouping of the plants, rather than a single specimen. It's likely that, though the plants are self-fertile, they are at their best when cross-pollinated. It sounds like you have several bushes, so this may not be the problem. But if they are all the same variety, then it might pay to plant a few more bushes of different varieties. Also, the plants benefit from occasional pruning to encourage young, vigorous wood.

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