Black Bamboo Phyllostachys nigra Black Bamboo Phyllostachys nigra Black Bamboo Phyllostachys nigra Black Bamboo Phyllostachys nigra Black Bamboo Phyllostachys nigra Black Bamboo Phyllostachys nigra
Black Bamboo Phyllostachys nigra
Black Bamboo Phyllostachys nigra
Black Bamboo Phyllostachys nigra
Black Bamboo Phyllostachys nigra
Black Bamboo Phyllostachys nigra
Black Bamboo Phyllostachys nigra
Black Bamboo Phyllostachys nigra

Black Bamboo Phyllostachys nigra

Instant impact in the garden
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Perfect In Pots
Plant In Sunshine
Winter Hardy
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  • Grab your chance to get a very special plant at a very special price!
  • Black bamboo is slow growing, and the canes turn a rich, coffee-black colour after only a year.
  • A wonderful spectacle and a great centrepiece.
  • Very hardy, it needs no maintenance or pruning, so it is perfect for busy gardeners.
  • Supplied as an established plant 80cm tall.
3L Pot - Item: 680075
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Potted 5L 60-80cm - Item: (680143)
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Product Description

Grab your chance to get a very special offer for this spectacular bamboo plant! Phyllostachys nigra, the Black Bamboo, is slow growing, and the canes turn a rich, coffee-black colour after a year or so. They will provide a wonderful spectacle and a great centrepiece and talking point.

This mature, well established plant will provide instant impact in a large pot (keep well-watered in summer, they are thirsty beasts), looking great on patios or decking, and requiring very little maintenance. Or plant it in the ground where it will form a nice attractive clump over many years. It is also good for screening or dividing areas of your garden and will look lovely with the canes wafting and whispering in the breeze.

Phyllostachys nigra is also much less invasive than others so you don't have to worry about it taking over. Very hardy, it needs no maintenance or pruning, so it is perfect for busy gardeners, yet gives year-round interest and texture to gardens of all styles and sizes. Enjoy!

 

What Is Supplied

Item 680075 supplied as:
Supplied as a mature plant in a 3L pot 80cm tall
Item 680143 supplied as:
Supplied as a mature plant in a 5L pot

Plant Information

Top Tips

Best planted in spring so that the food reserves in the rhizome are used to produce a good flush of fresh canes in summer.

Care Guide

  • Before planting, dig over the ground and add well-rotted manure or garden compost.
  • Dig a planting hole so that the rootball sits slightly lower, with 2-3cm (1in) of soil covering the original surface
    Backfill the hole, taking care not to damage the young rhizomes, then water and mulch.
  • Water regularly and ensure that bamboo plants in containers do not dry out even in winter as the foliage is prone to wind scorch.
  • Give a high nitrogen feed in spring and apply a balanced fertiliser through the rest of the growing season until late August.
  • New bamboo plants can be contained within a physical barrier to prevent them spreading through beds and borders.
  • Divide the bamboo every couple of years.
  • In spring, remove any weak, dead, damaged or spindly canes, cutting them to ground level with secateurs or loppers, at the same time remove any debris at the base of clumps.
  • Smaller bamboos are ideal grown in a container at least 45cm (18in) across.
  • In very cold weather, insulate containers with bubble wrap or move them to frost-free conditions.
Planting / Flowering Calendar
Best Time To Plant
When Your Plant Will Flower
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Fully Grown Plant dimensions (approx)
Plant Dimensions
450cm
100cm

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Mostly top rated plants. Just have to wait a while for them.
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Nice plants and good quaiLtd they are doing well.
Review Submitted: 12/09/2018 - 05:44:07
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good communication, highly recommended and will buy again.
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excellent trees, Many thanks
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EXCELLENT SERVICE THIS WAS SHORT DELIVERED ON PREVIOUS ORDER I HAD NO HASSLE AND THE REPLACMENT WAS SENT OUT IMMEDIATELY
Review Submitted: 25/07/2018 - 06:37:46
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Prompt delivery and well packaged.
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Very good quality plants and reasonably priced.
Review Submitted: 13/09/2017 - 09:21:33
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Came on time , good buy.
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Very pleased with my buy.
Review Submitted: 16/05/2017 - 15:01:48
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Great service, good delivery, sometimes the packers do not pack very carefully, have had plants and plug plants come out of the green plastic packaging and end up at the bottom of the box!
Review Submitted: 04/04/2017 - 12:21:02
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Very happy with the quality of the service
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A great value plant, delivered quickly and well packaged
Review Submitted: 13/10/2016 - 14:21:11
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they are a good place for getting plants you can't get in garden centres and at reasonable prices
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the Bamboo was delivered in the same crushed box also a broken pot
Review Submitted: 07/07/2016 - 09:24:18
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I was concerned as I ordered in a holiday period. I need not have worried as GB do not post over weekends and holidays so products are in transit for least possible time to ensure products arrive at their best. And they did. Great communication also.
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Beautiful well established healthy plant .
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I complained that one plant was of very poor quality and was refused a replacement. I will be unlikely to order again from this company.
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Poor quality for the money. Two plants received of different quality.
GardenBargains Comments
Sorry to hear that you are disappointed, however the photos you sent us show two healthy plants. We're very confident that they'll thrive. If you're not happy please return them for a full refund.

Will
Head of Customer Service
Review Submitted: 24/03/2016 - 10:10:20
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