Features and uses:
The Phyllostachy Nigra
commonly called Bamboo Nigra
belongs to the Poaceae family and is native to Asia, specifically China and Japan.Bamboo Nigra
shows gorgeous thin, very robust and flexible canes
, which are green in color, then become black ebony
, creating a wonderful contrast to the thin, bright green leaves
. Its fronds move gently with the slightest wind creating a really relaxing effect.
The Phyllostachys Nigra
is an evergreen
and belongs to the Bamboo group with medium growth
. It is particularly ornamental for the garden, shown in a vase to create elegant barriers on terraces, to create Zen gardens, great in rocky gardens or near lakes.
Due to its longevity
, resistance to disease
, low water demand
and poor maintenance
it is also ideal for public parks, where maintenance costs are needed.
It adapts well to different types of soil and it is important to remember that, like its similar Phyllostachys Aurea and Pseudosasa Metake
, it is also great for consolidating sloping and landslides.