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Honey fungus, like many diseases, doesn’t attack healthy plants.These perennials are safer than woody trees and shrubs.
Phyllostachys nigra, Black bamboo
Latin namePhyllostachys nigra
Common nameBlack bamboo
Type of plantBamboo
HardinessHardy
Flower colourN/A
Leaf colourMid-green
Height and spread8m x indefinite (27ft x indefinite)
Description
Clump-forming bamboo with graceful arching canes that turn from green in the first year to mottled brown and black in the second and third years. The canes of var. henonis (Henon) turn yellow brown as they mature.
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