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Phyllostachys Nigra, Black Bamboo - Plant

Phyllostachys Nigra, Black Bamboo - Plant

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Embrace the elegance of striking Phyllostachys Nigra Black Bamboo Plant, more commonly known as Black Bamboo, available at Vermi Organics. This striking bamboo species stands out for its jet-black culms, adding a touch of sophistication and exotic allure to any garden or landscape. With its unique coloration and graceful form, Phyllostachys Nigra is a sought-after bamboo variety that effortlessly combines ornamental beauty with the resilience of bamboo.

About: Phyllostachys Nigra Black Bamboo Plant, hailing from China, is a clump-forming bamboo species recognized for its distinctive black culms. As a member of the grass family Poaceae, this bamboo brings a touch of the orient to gardens and outdoor spaces. Vermi Organics is delighted to offer enthusiasts the opportunity to cultivate the beauty and versatility of Phyllostachys Nigra in their own green sanctuaries.

Benefits: Beyond its aesthetic appeal, Phyllostachys Nigra Black Bamboo Plant provides several benefits for gardeners and outdoor spaces:

  • Privacy Screen: With its dense growth habit, Black Bamboo serves as an effective privacy screen, creating a natural barrier.
  • Low Maintenance: Once established, Phyllostachys Nigra is relatively low-maintenance, requiring minimal care for optimal growth.
  • Ornamental Value: The jet-black culms and delicate leaves make Phyllostachys Nigra a prized ornamental bamboo, enhancing the overall visual appeal of landscapes.

Type of Plant (Indoor or Outdoor): Phyllostachys Nigra is primarily an outdoor plant, thriving in garden landscapes and outdoor containers. Its tall and vigorous growth habit makes it less suitable for indoor cultivation.

Care: Caring for Phyllostachys Nigra involves understanding its preferences and providing suitable conditions for robust growth:

  • Sunlight: Plant in a location with full sunlight to partial shade. While Black Bamboo can tolerate shade, it thrives in well-lit conditions.
  • Soil: Well-draining soil is essential to prevent waterlogging. A mix of loam and organic matter is suitable.
  • Watering: Provide regular watering, especially during dry periods. Bamboo plants appreciate consistently moist soil.
  • Pruning: Prune to shape and control growth. Remove any dead or damaged culms and thin out crowded areas to encourage airflow.
  • Container Growing: For those with limited garden space, Black Bamboo can be grown in large containers with well-draining soil.

Common Names: Phyllostachys Nigra is commonly known as Black Bamboo due to its striking jet-black culms. Other common names include Black Timber Bamboo and Black Reed Bamboo.


  • Scientific Name: Phyllostachys Nigra
  • Family: Poaceae
  • Height: Phyllostachys Nigra can reach heights of 20 to 40 feet, depending on environmental conditions and care.
  • Culm Color: The culms, or stems, are the hallmark feature, displaying a deep, glossy black color.
  • Foliage: The leaves are slender and delicate, creating an overall graceful appearance.

Special Features: Phyllostachys Nigra stands out with its unique features that captivate plant enthusiasts:

  • Black Culms: The most distinctive feature is the jet-black coloration of the culms, creating a bold and dramatic visual impact.
  • Graceful Form: The bamboo's slender and arching culms, combined with delicate leaves, contribute to its overall graceful and elegant appearance.
  • Versatility: Phyllostachys Nigra can be used for various landscaping purposes, from ornamental focal points to privacy screens and windbreaks.


  • Privacy Screen: Plant Black Bamboo strategically to create a natural and visually appealing privacy screen in gardens or along property boundaries.
  • Ornamental Focal Point: Use Phyllostachys Nigra as a standalone specimen or in groups to add a touch of drama and elegance to garden landscapes.
  • Container Planting: Grow Black Bamboo in large containers on patios or balconies, offering an exotic and space-saving solution for smaller outdoor areas.
  • Erosion Control: With its dense root system, Black Bamboo can be utilized for erosion control on slopes, providing both functionality and beauty.
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