Gigantochloa atroviolacea

Tropical Black Bamboo

50' tall, 3.5" dia culms, good to 25° Fahrenheit

Tropical Black is native to Java and Sumatra. It sports purple-black culms striped with green. Established plants have a weeping habit, hairy culm sheaths without striping and large, dark green leaves. Tropical Black Bamboo is rare in collections and a "must have" for bamboo collectors.

Tropical Black Bamboo   Gigantochloa atroviolacea clump