Timor Black – Bambusa lako
Timor Black has chocolate-black culms and light green foliage. It can create a wonderful screen or as a feature plant. Timor Black has a fairly vertical habit and can be kept to a 1-2metre wide base. Timor Black can make an excellent potted plant and will thrive indoors provided it gets enough fresh air and sunlight. It can be a useful source of timber for arts and crafts and has edible shoots.
Typical Height: 8-10 metres
Temp: min -3
Culm Width: 8cm
Position: Full sun / part shade
Growing tips: Bamboo is hardy and will grow in most soil conditions. Applying a good organic fertiliser and mulch will encourage fast, healthy growth.