Bambusa multiplex ‘Alphonse Karr’

Alphonse Karr Bamboo

Boething Treeland Farms grows over 1,200 varieties of trees, shrubs, perennials and specialty plants on ten California nurseries to serve the wholesale landscape and nursery industries throughout the Western United States and beyond.

Plant Type: Bamboos / Shrubs

Evergreen-Deciduous: Evergreen

Overall Mature Size: Large

Also Grown As: Bush / Multi Trunk

Mature Height & Spread: 10-30' x 8-15'

Natural Growth Habit: Vase, Clumping

Native To: Asia

Exposure: Full Sun, Partial Shade

Water: Medium Water, Low Water

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Special Features: Attractive Bark / Deer Resistant / Edible / Screen

Container Sizes: #5, #15, 24" Box

Sunset Garden Zones: hardy to 15° F

Minimum USDA Hardiness Zone: 10

A Bit More

If you’re looking for a Bamboo that sits right in the sweet spot of quick growing, but not invasive, Bambusa ‘Alphonse Karr’ just might be the ticket. Graceful inch wide canes reach from 10 to 30 feet tall and exhibit highly variable green stripes over a yellow or pink blushing base. Cold hardy to 20°F and tolerant of full sun, ‘Alphonse Karr’ makes a fine choice for a privacy screen.

A Bit More

If you’re looking for a Bamboo that sits right in the sweet spot of quick growing, but not invasive, Bambusa ‘Alphonse Karr’ just might be the ticket. Graceful inch wide canes reach from 10 to 30 feet tall and exhibit highly variable green stripes over a yellow or pink blushing base. Cold hardy to 20°F and tolerant of full sun, ‘Alphonse Karr’ makes a fine choice for a privacy screen.