Carmel estate

Black bamboo and canary palms installed in Carmel, Ca.  Incredible architectural aestetics in this beautiful home overlooking Monterey Bay. Phyllostachys nigra (black bamboo) is a beautiful ornamental plant.IMG_0255  In the young plant, the branches are dark green, and eventually they turn to a deep black. This type of bamboo in native to China and Japan and is thought to be the first bamboo introduced to Europe in the early 1800’s. It’s one of the more popular and desirable bamboos in the West.

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