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Phyllostachys nigra 'Black Bamboo'
Phyllostachys nigra 'Black Bamboo'
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Ships in 10 inch nursery pot. 1-3 feet in height.


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Ships in 10 inch nursery pot. 1-3 feet in height.

Phyllostachys nigra 'Black Bamboo'- Culms emerge a dark green and then turn to jet black after the first 6 months to one year. Black Bamboo is popular because of its graceful habit and the sharp accent of its culms color. It is highly desirable as an ornamental. Grows to 30 feet or so, but can be controlled to grow any height in containers and confined spaces. Black Bamboo does great in pots, atriums, or outside in rock gardens. It can also grow indoors. A must have bamboo. Has been our best bamboo seller. Running Bamboo

Bamboo is technically a grass which grows more rapidly than any other plant on the planet. New bamboo shoots can grow as much as 3 feet in one day. Bamboo has been most widely used for shelter, food, paper, jewelry, and clothes in Asia. Bamboo can be divided into two main categories: clumpers and runners. Clumpers tend to send out new shoots within a couple of feet of the clump each year. Runners, however, send out new shoots much farther from the original clump. Bamboo culms can be ten times stronger than steel. Bamboo plants like a lot of water, but they also need a well-drained soil. Bamboo is a symbol of long life, strength and versatility for many cultures of the world.

Name Phyllostachys nigra 'Black Bamboo'
Common Names Black Bamboo
Grow Zone 8
Light Conditions Full Sun
PH Level 5.0-8.0
Minimum Height 7 feet
Maximum Height 30 feet
Growth Habit Fast
Bloom Color Inconspicuous
Fragrant No
Best Grown In Large container, Tall screens
Scientific Name Phyllostachys nigra
Class Liliopsida
Family Poaceae
Genus Phyllostachys
Species nigra
Cultivar Black Bamboo
Salt Tolerance Moderate
Grow Zone 8
Grow Zones
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