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6th January 2021. In line with the current government lockdown rules, Burncoose Nurseries is closed to visitors. However at present we are able to offer click and collect to local customers. This will be weekdays only, not weekends. Mail order is continuing as normal. However please allow extra time for the couriers to deliver, once despatched from us. Sorry to say that some depots are experiencing high volumes of traffic, also staff shortages.
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BAMBOO Phyllostachys nigra

Commonly known as Black bamboo

Graceful arching habit, canes green at first becoming mottled dark brown or black. Prefers a sunny position
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Gift Wrapping available on this plant - UK Delivery Only
Medium £45.00 each

Collect Only - Unfortunately this plant is too big to be sent by courier
It can only be purchased direct from the nursery.
Large £70.00 each

Delivery Information Collect Only
plant size comparison icon 7.5 to 10 Litre
  • Evergreen - dark-green leaves 4-13cm (1½-5in) long.
  • Height - 2.5-3.5m (8-10ft)
  • Spread - 2m (6½ft)
  • Bamboo - clump-forming bamboo with slender, arching stems. Creamy shoots emerge late May, at first green, turning black through the summer.
  • Tall Shrub
  • Hardy - cold winter - Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Full sun
  • Additional Features - Architectural interest -
  • Good to know - green-brown stems will become black from second or third year, resembling polished ebony.
  • Medicinal properties
  • Place of origin - eastern and central China.
  • Garden Location/Conditions - Patio / pot plants -
  • Sub-tropical / mediterranean
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • Leaf margin - Entire - see photos above
  • Leaf shape - Lanceolate - see photos above
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn -
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Winter
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - - humus-rich.
  • Wildlife - Rabbit Resistant -
2.5-3.5m (8-10ft)
bamboo - guide for size not form Average Person
  2m (6½ft)
 

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