The Yellow-fruited heavenly bamboo (Nandina domestica var. leucocarpa) belongs to Berberidaceae (the Barberry family). It is a small evergreen tree that is a variety of "Heavenly bamboo" that is distributed from Ibaraki prefecture of Honshu west to Shikoku, Kyushu in Japan, and China and India. It grows in the mountains and is about 3 m high. The leaves alternate odd-tripinnately compound, and the leaflets are lanceolate. From May to June, panicles are borne on the tips of the branches and white flowers come in bloom. The fruits are spherical berries and ripen yellowish white in late fall.