Black Bamboo (Phyllostachys nigra)

$233.64 incl. GST
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  • Overall Height APPROXIMATELY 220cm
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DISCLAIMER

  1. The actual plant may differ as each pot has its own unique natural look and though look identical but never 100% similar to the image pictured here.
  2. Flowers/Fruits are seasonal and plants may not be with flowers/fruits at the time of order/delivery.

GENERAL INFORMATION

  • Phyllostachys nigra, commonly known as, black bamboo, is a species of bamboo, native to Hunan Province of China, and is widely cultivated elsewhere.
  • Growing up to 25 m tall by 30 cm broad, it forms clumps of slender arching canes that turn black after two or three seasons.
  • Black bamboo plants are considered highly ornamental for their culms, which transition from green to ebony black by the third year of growth.
  • Black bamboo is also regarded as being the hardiest of all the bamboo species and the leaves are evergreen, bright green, and lanceolate in shape.

SOIL REQUIREMENT

  • Black bamboo prefers soil that is characteristically moist and loamy with a soil pH ranging from highly acidic to slightly alkaline.

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FERTILIZER

  • Fertilizing is not mandatory for growing black bamboo, but you can opt to do so in mid-late spring with a fertilizer high in nitrogen.

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LIGHT REQUIREMENT

  • Black bamboo can grow under varying light conditions, from full sun to partial shade.

WATER REQUIREMENT

  • New bamboo plantings should be watered regularly until they are established.

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