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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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Availability yet to be determined - We don't yet know when or if this plant is coming back into stock
Medium £45.00 each

Delivery Information Availability yet to be determined
plant size comparison icon 3 - 5 Litre
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 - lance-shaped, 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 -
  • 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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