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BAMBOO Phyllostachys nigra

Associated Products

Rootgrow - Large - 360g

Rootgrow - Large - 360g

(360gram sachet - inc c&p) £12.00

Rootgrow - Medium - 150g

Rootgrow - Medium - 150g

(150gram sachet - inc c&p) £6.00

Vitax Q4 Pelleted Fertiliser 0.9 kg

Vitax Q4 Pelleted Fertiliser 0.9 kg

(0.9 kg - c&p inc) £6.00

Vitax Q4 Pelleted Fertiliser 2.5 kg

Vitax Q4 Pelleted Fertiliser 2.5 kg

(2.5 kg - c&p inc) £10.00

Vitax Q4 Pelleted Fertiliser 4.5 kg

Vitax Q4 Pelleted Fertiliser 4.5 kg

(4.5 kg - c&p inc) £16.00

Additional Plant Details

  • Good to know - green-brown stems will become black from second or third year, resembling polished ebony.
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    Place of Origin - eastern and central China.

Delivery Information

Now is our busy period - orders are being packed 6 days a week, however please remember it may be 14 days before you RECEIVE your plants.

We regret to inform you that we cannot currently accept orders for export outside of the UK until the autumn

Orders can also be collected in person from our Nurseries, or some of our shows - just tell us during the checkout process.

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 AWARD BAMBOO Phyllostachys nigra

Black bamboo

Graceful arching habit, canes green at first becoming mottled dark brown or black. Prefers a sunny position

Hardiness Rating

Hardy - cold Winter - Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/nothern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)

Mature Dimensions
overall height and width of plant once mature

Height - in metres - 2.5 - 3.5m (8-10ft)
Spread - in metres - 2m (6ft)

Plant Type

Bamboo - clump-forming bamboo with slender, arching stems. Creamy shoots emerge late May, at first green, turning black through the summer.
Evergreen - lance-shaped, dark-green leaves 4-13cm (1½-5in) long.

Preferred Location

Full Sun
Full Sun

Soil Conditions

Fertile moist well-drained soil - humus-rich.

Buy BAMBOO Phyllostachys nigra

Pot size: 2.5 or 3 Litre
Medium £40.00 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant
Pot size: 7.5 Litre
Large £70.00 each

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