AWARD

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
Further Reading....

BAMBOO Phyllostachys nigra

 
Gift Wrapping available on this plant - UK Delivery Only
Medium £50.00 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)
 

Useful extras...

Share this page

Twitter Facebook Digg
Visit the Caerhays Castle website
Order the 2021 Burncoose Catalogue
Payment methods accepted
watch us on you tube
Visit Burncoose House - Holiday Accommodation
Burncoose Nurseries: Gwennap, Redruth, Cornwall TR16 6BJ
Telephone: +44 (0) 1209 860316 Email: info@burncoose.co.uk
© Burncoose Nurseries 1997 - 2021      Website by Forgecom
All plant pictures are copyright © Burncoose Nurseries unless otherwise stated.
No rights are given to download any of our pictures and use them (for personal or professional use) without our consent.