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Alphonse Karr Bamboo

Bambusa multiplex ‘Alphonse Karr’
Excellent natural informal screen with attractive stems that are brilliantly striped green on yellow with new growth pinkish and green. Interesting, fountain-like habit. A non-invasive specimen, can be kept trimmed as a dense hedge. Clumping bamboo.

20-30' tall x 15' wide

Full sun to part shade


Zone 8 / Hardy to 20ºF