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Black Bamboo Seeds

Phyllostachys nigra


Height:  20-32 ft  (6-10 m)
Max Culm Diameter:  2.2"  (5.5 cm)
Hardiness:  -10 degrees Fahrenheit
USDA Zone:  6-10
Light:  Full Sun / Partial Shade

Black Bamboo Seeds - Phyllostachys nigra

    • Black Bamboo is beautiful in the landscape with the stunning contrast of colors provided by its ebony culms and bright green foliage.
    • Used for timber, food and musical instruments, among many other things.
    • Most common genus of bamboo used in the textile industry of China.
    • Average breaking tenacity is more than 3x that of cotton, wool, rayon or polyester.
    • Unlike some varieties, Phyllostachys Nigra is NOT considered an invasive species in the United States.
    • Clumps of slender arching canes turn black after 2 or 3 seasons.
    • Abundant lance-shaped leaves are 4-13 cm (2-5 in) long.
    • Grows best is Climate Zones 7-10. It can grow in Zone 6, but expected mature size is 16 ft tall, and will be slow to reach its maximum height.
    • Accents the landscaping of any garden or used to create a dense border for privacy.
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