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Black Bamboo

Phyllotachys nigra

Height: 30′
Diameter: 2″
Cold Resistance: 5F.
Light:Sun to moderate shade

Another very popular bamboo, everyone seems to love Black bamboo.  With dark brown to black canes it is a very distinct bamboo.  It makes an ideal planting in the garden and is also a good screening bamboo. The canes are ideal for crafts and construction.  It is not as hardy as some and often suffers some top kill here in zone 7. It is a vigorous grower and spreads rapidly.

black bamboo

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