Bambusa multiplex 'Alphonse Karr'

Yellow Stem Hedge Bamboo

Family: Poaceae

Genus: Bambusa

Parent: Bambusa multiplex

Category: Grass

Zones: 8 to 10

Size: To 15' tall - clumping - larger in warm climates

Growth Rate: Fast

Exposure: Sun, Filtered Sun, Part Shade


Yellow-gold stems with a dark green stripe down the side. Popular cultivar of clumping bamboo. Needs regular water. Deer resistant. Significant dieback if winter temperatures fall below 20F.

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