(Phyllostachys nigra) Very fashionable evergreen bamboo. The black bamboo canes give great contrast with the green leaves. An ok bamboo plant for screening but not as good as the Bisset or Golden Crookstem. Best in full sun to partial shade in moist soils. Grows to five meters planted in the ground or three meters when potted. But can be pruned down to any height.
(Really full and bushy plants right now)
Displaying the size of the bamboo can be confusing, there are two sizes to be aware of, the size we deliver to you, and the size the bamboo grows to. The size shown by the 'Add to basket' button, is the size we deliver to you, this is what will arrive on your doorstep. For example if the size states [12 litre pot, 1.6m tall - £39.95] you will receive a lovely bamboo plant in a 12 litre pot measuring at least 1.6m above the pot, and it will cost £39.95.
The 'other' height, the height the bamboo will grow to, is shown in the bamboo description.
Also the physical size of the pots the bamboo comes in can be confusing, below are some sample pot sizes shown in height and width in cm.
5 litre pot - 22cm x 15cm, 10 litre pot - 26cm x 22cm,
12 litre pot - 28cm x 24cm, 18 litre pot - 30cm x 26cm
Each order comes with a care sheet and complimentary Bamboo fertilizer.
We grow bamboo and sell bamboo everyday - you are in safe hands here, but if you do have any concerns about buying online, buying from us, or what to buy please either call us on 01424 563045 or drop us a line on our contact us page.
If you would like a specific day for delivery please let us know, (we can deliver Tuesday to Friday).
Please bear in mind you do not have to be in when the order arrives as the carriers will not require a signature. But the carriers will only leave the order at the property if no one is in if they feel it is safe to do so.
Our rates for delivery are based on the order value.
Order value up to £99.99 - £16.95
Order value between £100 and £300 - £19.95
Order value above £300 - £25.95
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