Black stemmed Bamboo Plants.
Black Stemmed Bamboo. Prized as a highly ornamental species in China and Japan for centuries. Introduced into Europe in 1827 and is as popular now with gardeners as it was then.
Phyllostachys nigra is an elegant hardy evergreen clump-forming bamboo with arching canes, green at first becoming black with maturity, and narrow leaves upto 12cm in length.
Soil: Acid, Alkaline or Neutral. Moist but well-drained or well-drained.
Cultivation: Grow in fertile, humus-rich, moist but well-drained soil, in full sun or partial shade. Protect from cold drying winds.
In a container grow in a loam-based compost and feed with a balanced liquid or slow release fertiliser on a monthly basis during the growing season.
Aspect: West or South facing. Sheltered.
Suggested Plant Uses: Architectural, Hedging / Screening.
Pruning: When the colour of the oldest canes fades, prune them out close to ground level and, after drying, you’re left with some free garden canes, also this will show off the black stems to best effect.
*Pallet Bamboo Plants Offer: Please note these are delivered on a wooden pallet by lorry. Please only order if there is suitable access to your property for a lorry. If you order and the driver discovers there is no access then the pallet will be delivered to your kerbside or as near to your property as the lorry can gain access to and you will be responsible for unloading the plants on to your property. 1-9 number ordered bamboo plants are delivered individually by courier.