Phyllostachys nigra - Black Bamboo

Native to China

Rich dense growth, edible shoots. Glossy black culms darken with age, used in fine crafts and furniture.
Good in planters, pots and garden. A Bay Area favorite.

Delivery and ordering information for the Bay Area


Running bamboo

Sun: Full Sun to Light Shade
Water: Regular
(twice weekly first year, weekly when established).
Size: to 20 feet tall, 2” culms.

1 gallon plants: N.A.
5 gallon plants: $74.95
15 gallon plants: $199.95


Bamboos for Berkeley and the San Francisco Bay Area


Cactus Jungle Nursery and Garden, 1509 4th St. Berkeley, CA (510) 558-8650
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