Black Bamboo - 12L Pot Phyllostachys Nigra

Code: PL300312L
Black Bamboo - 12L Pot Phyllostachys Nigra
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Black Bamboo - 12L Pot Phyllostachys Nigra
Phyllostachys Nigra (Black Bamboo) - 12L Pot

A unique, highly attractive, evergreen bamboo with thick stems and the potential to grow as high as 30 feet! The jet black culms and feathery green leaves make the Phyllostachys Nigra one of the most sought after bamboos.

Add a touch of the oriental to your garden with this hassle free, extremely hardy bamboo. Its non-invasive, clumping nature means that this plant is perfect for hedging or creating an uniquely luxurious privacy screening.

RHS has awarded this plant an Award of Garden Merit for its resistance to disease and pests as well as its stability of form and colour and reliable performance.

Fed up with receiving young, tiny plants from other retailers? We provide you with a plant at over 2m in a large 12L pot, with already darkened culms and plenty of beautiful green foliage - perfect if you don’t want to have to wait 2 years for your plants to mature.

  • Comes in a: 12L plastic pot
  • Approx. Height on Arrival: 200cm
  • Approx. Growth Height: 2.5m - 4m
  • Planting Distance: 3-5 Feet depending on thickness of cover desired
  • Foliage Colour: Green
  • Stem Colour: Black
  • Hardiness: Hardy
  • Exposure: Sheltered


  • Light Requirements: Full sun or partial shade
  • Soil Requirements: Humus-rich, Loam
  • Moisture: Moist but well-drained

Caring and Maintenance

Remove weak, dead, damaged or spindly stems in spring. Cut out any flowering shoots promptly to discourage more from forming.

Optional Extras
  • 60g Empathy rootgrow™ Mycorrhizal Fungi
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  • 1L Grow Your Own Liquid Seaweed Fertiliser by Empathy™
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  • One Tree Stake and Tie Kit - 1.2m
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  • All-purpose Liquid Seaweed Stimulant by Empathy - 1L
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Selected items will be included with your purchase

Please note: the above planter is for illustrative purposes only, this bamboo will arrive in a plastic pot. Like the planter shown above? Click Here

Customer Reviews

Average Rating: 4.5/5 (2 reviews)

Rating: 5/5

"Plant was nice and big when it arrived, just as described. Quick delivery, really pleased"

Reviewed Wednesday, 29 November 2017

Rating: 4/5

"Very healthy looking strong plant. Only 3 or 4 well developed stems, not the 8-12 described but several small shoots included. Early days yet as only just planted but I hope it will do well."

Reviewed Tuesday, 7 November 2017

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