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Alphonse Karr Bamboo

Bambusa multiplex 'Alphonse Karr'

SKU
01136
Clumping Bamboo, great for hedges or tall screens. Attractive stems are brilliantly striped green on yellow with new growth pinkish and green. As a hedge can be maintained at 8 to 10 ft. tall with occasional pruning. Non-invasive. Evergreen.
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Keep soil moist, but not soggy.

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Botanical Pronunciationbam-BOO-sa MUL-tih-pleks
Average Size at MaturityFast growing; forms large clumps 15 to 35 ft. tall.
Bloom TimeInconspicuous; prized for foliage.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Tropical
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseBorder, Privacy Screen, Windbreak
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Special FeatureFast Growing
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsKeep soil moist, but not soggy.
Companion PlantsJapanese Maple (Acer); Azalea (Azalea); Lily of the Valley (Pieris); Peony (Paeonia); Pachysandra (Pachysandra)

Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Watering can be reduced after establishment. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 8-10

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