Java Black (Gigantochloa atroviolacea)
Gigantochloa Atroviolacea is from Indonesia and the most stunning black bamboo.
Grows 8-12 metres tall, large tropical leaf. Poles are stronger than Timor Black and more or a sooty black than dark brown compared to its cousin. They are excellent for craft or uses for decorative poles. This will handle cooler climates but extra care and rich soil is advised. Best as an ornamental.