Phyllostachys nigra, commonly known as Black Bamboo, is a large, elegant evergreen bamboo with upright canes, green at first becoming blackish-brown with maturity, and narrow-lanceolate leaves to 12cm in length.
Supplied in 12L pot and approx height 150-175cm
Position: Sun to part shade; out of cold, drying winds - especially coastal winds.
Habit: Columnar/Upright/Clump-Forming/Well behaved slightly spreading.
Soil: All soils, but avoid waterlogged areas; very dry soils will need extra watering.
Hardiness: H5 - Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters (-15 to -10)
Eventual Size: Up to 5 metres, but can be pruned.