Alphonse Karr Bamboo
Bambusa multiplex 'Alphonse Karr'
Pronunciation: bam-BOO-sa MUL-tih-pleks
|Description||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.|
|Light||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Watering||Keep soil moist, but not soggy.|
|Blooms||Inconspicuous; prized for foliage.|
|Mature Size||Fast growing; forms large clumps 15 to 35 ft. tall.|
|Special Features||Non-toxic to Cats and Dogs, Fast Growing|
|Landscape Use||Border, Privacy Screen, Windbreak|
|Companion Plants||Japanese Maple (Acer); Azalea (Azalea); Lily of the Valley (Pieris); Peony (Paeonia); Pachysandra (Pachysandra)|
|Care||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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100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr.
in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.
We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.