Black Bamboo Phyllostachys nigra / Subtropical Plants

Grade Height Indication Price
.6m wrapped cubes - 1m high rootball 3m $220

All prices are GST inclusive but exclude freight (if applicable).

A stunning running Bamboo. New culms emerge green every spring and gradually turn black in one to three years. P. nigra should be given a generous layer of rich topsoil, composed of compost or aged manure and mulch, and space to grow unimpeded. It makes an outstanding specimen.

Important to note:

  • These are now available in a neat manageable 60cm cube which has a 1 metre depth rootball. These can be freighted.
  • They weigh approx. 60-80kg each. You would ideally need at least an 80cm garden bed width or a 200l pot with a wide base and a depth of 1.2 metres to really set these off so that they can happily grow unimpeded.
  • It would pay to be mindful of their running nature and provide barriers to overly rampant growth.
  • Prefers full sun, but will tolerate part shade.
  • Medium wind tolerant.
  • Will tolerate light frosts only.
  • Grows to a height of 10 metres (approx).
  • Perfect for screening or hedging.
  • Requires adequate moisture.
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