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Alphonse Karr Bamboo


Attractive woody canes brilliantly striped green on yellow. New growth is pinkish and green. This fast growing, clumping bamboo is non-invasive and great for hedges or tall screens, which can be maintained at a height of 8 feet or more.

Bambusa multiplex 'Alphonse Karr' (B. glaucescens)

Leaf Characteristics

Leaf notes : Cane diameter = 1/2-1"

Leaf shape : Linear

Leaf color : Green

Plant Anatomy

Foliage growth cycle : Evergreen

Average size maturity height : 15-35 ft.

Growth rate : Fast

Cultural Information

USDA Zone : 10 to 15 F (Z8a)

Water requirements : Moderate

Light exposure : Partial Sun

Landscape Attributes

Windy conditions : Yes

Hedges and screens : Yes

Deer resistant : Yes

Attractive bark : Yes

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