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Bambusa multiplex 'Alphonse Karr'
@ Juniper Level Botanic Gdn, NC

Bambusa multiplex 'Alphonse Karr'

Alphonse Karr Clumping Bamboo

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Item #: 2124

Zones: 7b to 10b

Height: 216" tall

Culture: Sun to Part Sun

Origin: China

Pot Size: 3.5" pot (24 fl. oz/0.7 L) ?


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We simply adore this stunning clumping bamboo that makes an 18' tall deer-resistant clump (35' in more tropical areas) of 1" diameter canes, vertically striped gold and green. We have observed slight foliage burn at 10 degrees F and some cane dieback at 8 degrees F. While we have had clumps of Bambusa 'Alphonse Karr' die back to the ground at 0 degrees F, they have always resprouted nicely when summer warmth arrived, although it takes a few years to recover their full size.