Phyllostachys Nigra (Black Bamboo)
Highly regarded for its stunning ebony coloured mature canes, reaching 4-5 m in height. The new canes emerge dark green in colour, maturing to black with lush green foliage. Makes an impressive specimen plant within the garden, and will tolerate life in a large pot if regularly fed and watered. Grows best in Full sun – partial shade conditions, any soil, fertilise well on planting for the best results. Avoid waterlogged areas/areas prone to water logging. Plant out of strong, cold or coastal winds. Water regularly within the first year.