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Phyllostachys nigra 'Bory' /Bory Black Bamboo

Phyllostachys nigra 'Bory'  / Phyllostachys nigra 'Bory'
Bamboo culms with interesting black blotches
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Bamboo culms with interesting black blotches

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Scientific Name: Phyllostachys nigra 'Bory'
Common Name: Bory Black Bamboo
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 7, 8, 9, 10 Determine Your Zone
Height: 30-50 feet
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist, Dry
Rate of Growth: Fast
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Yes
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Comments: Called tiger bamboo due the fact that culms are green when they first emerge from the ground and within months they acquire the darkish-brown patches that give this bamboo such a distinctive appearance. Tiger bamboo grows taller and thicker than black bamboo. It is used in tea house construction.