Black Bamboo (Phyllostachys nigra)

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Plant Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Plant Height: 20 to 30 ft
Plant Spread: 6' to 8'
Leaves: Evergreen
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Erosion control
Will Naturalize
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Stolons and runners
Pollinators: Wind
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots


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Ornamental Grasses by sord Feb 24, 2019 4:53 PM 6
zone 9b tropicals? by Bigfoot312 Jan 30, 2018 2:25 PM 31
Black Bamboo - Phyllostachys nigra - Confirm please by NCRAS Oct 29, 2017 9:26 AM 6
Planting Bamboo Seeds by DesertGardens Aug 1, 2017 4:51 PM 6
I need help with bamboo by DAMdonnell Aug 28, 2016 3:54 PM 4
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