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Black Bamboo

Phyllostachys nigra
Slow growing spreading bamboo with black canes and finely textured foliage. New canes are green, turning black the second year. Spreads vigorously by runners. Excellent screen or easily grown in containers.

15-20' tall x 6-8' wide

Full sun to part shade

Shrubs

Zone 5 / Hardy to -10ºF