Phyllostachys nigra ‘Bory’
Phyllostachys nigra ‘Bory’ is a black giant timber, with spots of mahogany/black on green culms, usually on two year old culms. This form of black grows much taller than Phyllostachys nigra, to 50’x3″. It is hardy to 0°F. Its foliage is narrow and dense. Like most giant timber, it prefers full sun.
Phyllostachys nigra 'Bory'
Common name: Bory, Snakeskin bamboo, Tiger bamboo
Height x Diameter: Ht. 50’x3”.
Minimum temperature: Hardy to 0°F.
USDA zone 7-10
Light: Full sun.
Culm: Yellow/green with spots of brown/purple when mature.
Uses: Groves, hedge, screen, erosion control.
Distribution China, India and Japan.