Java Black Bamboo

Gigantochloa Atroviolace

Java Black Bamboo

Java Black Bamboo (Gigantochloa Atroviolace) is a stunning and popular ornamental with sooty black culms up to 15m tall and up to a meter round at the base. Very similar, but slightly more hardy than the Timor Black which is a steady seller.

200mm $45 / 300mm $80

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  • Irrigation for Bamboo and Tropical Plants

     Posted by Bamboo South Coast  On 23/06/2015

    Irrigation for bamboo is extremely important especially when planting. It is in fact as important as buying the plants themselves. Newly purchased plants are leaving an environment that has been automatically watered every day for anything up to two years. If you plant them in the ground and don't monitor them each day for approximately 3-6weeks depending on time of year obviously...

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