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Phyllostachys nigra (Black bamboo)


By Drc726

Phyllostachys nigra (Black bamboo) (Phyllostachys nigra (Black bamboo))

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I love these Drc...I bought 3 about 6 years ago (quite expensive too)...I grew them in up on them, but they never really progressed any..Then last Winter they disappeared and i dumped the lot...:<(

6 Aug, 2011


Well its funny you should say that Motinot, I planted 2 last year and they have not grown at all.

6 Aug, 2011


Planted one when we first came here(12yearsago)Its in a very sheltered spot and measures 12 feet now! Has been quite neglected.

7 Aug, 2011


I have just looked at a growers site and it says they need a lot of water in the first year to get them off to a good start.
But it did not say that on the label, so they were quite dry last summer and the 15 week drought this spring.

7 Aug, 2011


Ours were in pots for years, did nothing, nearly died..... so put them in the garden and now they are a picture, will post a pic when it stops raining yipee!!

7 Aug, 2011


Yes please DD

8 Aug, 2011


I have out one on........need a close up. see what I can do.

8 Aug, 2011



8 Aug, 2011

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