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Characteristics of Phyllostachys Nigra 'Megurochiku'
A beautiful collectors and rare species with its black stripe on gray/green canes. This bamboo is drought tolerant and noted to have high quality wood for crafting purposes.
Phyllostachys Nigra 'Megurochiku' is Commonly called 'Black Stripe Bamboo'. It is a beautiful collectors and rare species with its black stripe on gray/green canes. With sunlight exposure, this bamboo develops a black stripe in the sulcus groove. Cane color can also vary from green to gray based on exposure and site with more sun light is going to have the best striping characteristics.
The culm sheath have wavy blades with prominent oral setae, auricles and ligules. Likes most all planting sites, but I would recommend full sun.
'Megurochiku' or 'Black Stripe Bamboo' is drought tolerant and noted to have high quality wood for crafting purposes.