Bamboo - Phyllostachys nigraBamboo - Phyllostachys nigra

Common Name: Black Bamboo

Exposure: Part or light shade to full sun

Height: 2.5-4.5 m (8-15') ft or more

Spread: 2.5-4.5 m (8-15') ft or more

Spacing: 1.5-2.5 m (6-8') ft

Water: Moist, well drained soil

Hardiness: Zones 5-9

Zone: 5

Deer Resistant: Rarely damaged by deer

Attracts Butterflies: Doesn't attract butterflies

Drought Tolerant: Not drought tolerant

Characteristics: Spreading evergreen bamboo with stout, arching canes, Showy canes emerge green and turn dark brown or black as they mature over 2-3 years, Feathery green foliage contrasts with the dark canes, Large plant makes and excellent screen or hedge plant