How to grow Black bamboo

Black bamboo grow and care – herbaceous of the genus Phyllostachys also known as Phyllostachys nigra, Black bamboo perennial evergreen used as ornamental plant, can grow in subtropics and rarely temperate, subtropical or mediterranean climate and growing in hardiness zone 7-10.

Leaves color green grow on little stems in elliptic shape pointed at both end.

Black bamboo cane

Cane color is black or dark green.

Flower color white structure beard-like but every flower grows in shell.

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How to grow Black bamboo growing and care:

Nothing special

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Vegetative Reproduction

Is it necessary to use vegetative reproduction?

Difficulties or problems when growing:

Planting season:
Spring / Summer / Autumn

Pests and diseases:

Pruning season:
All year

How to prune:
Better not to let the plant spread so every few can needed to be cut

Size of the plant?
2-5 m, 6-15 feet

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing

Water requirement:
Average amount of water / Big amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade

Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Blooming information

Bloom season:

General information about the flower
White flower structure beard-like but every flower grows in shell

Scientific name: Phyllostachys nigra

How to grow Black bamboo

Phyllostachys nigra leaves

Black bamboo

Black bamboo plant care

Growing Phyllostachys nigra

Phyllostachys nigra

Growing Black bamboo

Black bamboo plant


Blooming Seasons
  • Summer flowers
Flower colors
  • White flower
  • Mediterranean Climate
  • Temperate Climate
Ornamental parts
  • Ornamental plant
Plant growing speed
  • Fast growing plants
Plant life-form
  • Evergreen
  • Herbaceous
  • Perennial plant
Plant Uses
  • Hedging plants
  • Ornamental plants
Planting Season
  • Autumn Planting
  • Spring Planting
  • Summer planting
Plants sun exposure
  • Full sun Plants
  • Part shade Plants
Watering plants
  • Big amount of water
  • Regularly water
Hardiness zone
  • Hardiness zone 10
  • Hardiness zone 7
  • Hardiness zone 8
  • Hardiness zone 9