Common Names: Java Black
Java Black is a true black bamboo. It stands out in any garden whether used as a screen or as a feature. The shoots start out a dark green but soon turn a matte black as they harden. The timber remains black even once harvested, making it popular for furniture, musical instrument, and other craft work. Java Black has an upright to slightly leaning form with pendulous dark green leaves.
Recommended Plant Spacings to create a full screen: 2 - 3m