Bamboo Alphonse Karr

Bambusa multiplex cv. Alphonse Karr (Alphonse Karr)

Full Sun Part Shade Dry Tolerant


Clumping bamboo are non invasive, do not spread and have very shallow rootballs. They are safe to plant near fences, houses and pipes, provided you select the appropriate variety. Clumping bamboo are the fastest growing land plants and drought tolerant as well as low maintenance once established.

Alphonse Karr is the smallest gold bamboo, featuring vibrant gold and greens stripes on the culms and an open fan shape. It looks best planted as a single feature or mass planted as a privacy screen.

Can grow tall enough to cover a single story house, or can easily be trimmed down to any height if desired. Extremely quick growing and low maintenance once established.

  • Full Sun to Part Shade position.
  • Grows approx. 3-4m tall.
  • Perfect for hedging/screening.
  • Keep well watered during hot seasons.

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Dry Tolerant


Feature Plant

Low Maintenance

Great In Containers

Fast Growing

3-4m Mature Height

Product Information


Full Sun, Part Shade


Dry Tolerant, Evergreen, Fast growing, Feature Plant, Low Maintenance, Perfect for tubs/container, Screening plant

Foliage Colour

Gold tones, Green tones


Water Well In Summer

Pot Size

20cm pot, 25cm pot, 30/33cm pot

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