Striking black canes and attractive, dark green, lush foliage distinguish this rare Black Bamboo species. Canes can reach 3-1/2″ in diameter and over 40 ft. in height when fully mature.
Latin Name: Phyllostachys nigra
Site and Soil: Black Bamboo likes 1/2 day to full sun and well drained soil.
Hardiness: Black Bamboo is hardy to minus 5º F.
Size at Maturity: 35-40 ft. in height
Pests & Diseases: Bamboo is not bothered by pests or diseases.
USDA Zone: 6
Sunset Western Zone: Not listed
Sunset Northeast Zone: Not listed