Phyllostachys nigraItem #1144 USDA Hardiness Zone: 5 - 11
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Add an exotic, Asian look to the landscape with this rare form of Bamboo. Fast growing, upright stems turn black in their second season, contrasting nicely with the rich green foliage. Spreads quickly by underground runners. Evergreen.
- DetailBotanical Pronunciation:fil-oh-STAY-kis ni-GRAPlant type:BambooDeciduous/evergreen:EvergreenGrowth habit:SpreadingGrowth rate:FastAverage landscape size:Fast growth to 4-8 ft. tall, spreading. May reach 15-20 ft. tall, unpruned.Foliage color:GreenBlooms:Does not flowerGarden styleAsian/Zen
- CareCare InformationFollow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Can become invasive, best contained by root barriers or in an unperforated pot with lip above soil level.Light Needs:Partial to full sunWatering Needs:Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.