Phyllostachys nigra

black bamboo

5 litre pot 60-70cm
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10 litre pot (1m)
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The only black bamboo, restrained in habit, with damson-purple bloomed stems accentuated by narrow white rings and pale bud scales appearing at regular intervals

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  • Position: full sun or partial shade
  • Soil: humus-rich, moist, well-drained soil
  • Rate of growth: fast growing
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    One of the most elegant bamboos, with polished, damson-black mature canes and dark green leaves. The slender, arching canes, which are dark green for the first two or three years, look perfect in a contemporary, minimalist garden particularly if the low-growing foliage is stripped. Although this is not one of the more vigorous and invasive bamboos, it is advisable to restrict the roots using a rigid, non-perishable barrier to prevent the plant from colonising adjacent plantings.

  • Garden care: Plant in a large container or surround the roots with a non-perishable barrier that restricts the plant's spread. Water regularly until established. Bamboos do not like competition, so are best planted en masse in a designated area of the garden.


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5.0

this was a present

By suppy 88

from northampton

Pros

  • Attractive
  • Hardy
  • Healthy
  • Moves Beautiful In Wind
  • Stays In A Clump
  • Versatile

Cons

  • Hard Work To Devide

Best Uses

  • As A Screen
  • Garden
  • Lawn
  • Outdoors
  • Patio
  • Pool Area

Comments about Crocus Phyllostachys nigra:

birds love this hiding amongst the canes, before heading for the feeding station.
great round a pond,
good for a wind break,

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5.0

Good looking and reliable

By TopGuns

from London

Pros

  • Hardy
  • Healthy
  • Versatile

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Garden

    Comments about Crocus Phyllostachys nigra:

    I have this bamboo on the patio in a large pale blue pot and the combination is stunning. I use it as a screen against the fence and it does the job really well. I feed once a year and water when required. Great plant, highly recommended

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