Documenting the progress of our backyard orchard in Chandler, AZ (east valley of greater Phoenix area). I am Mark (starch on TFF and ourfigs). Use the navigation list to the right to get the details on what is growing in the yard (Mobile users: use drop down list below).
Black Bamboo (Phyllostachys nigra)
Source plant from Bamboo Garden Nursery, Jan 2017
Gorgeous clumping bamboo that develops black canes after 6-12 months. I have it planted on the west side of some potted citrus.
Beautiful plant, this is it in spring; Foliage greens up tremendously in summer