Alphonse Karr

fyton2vNovember 21, 2011

I was under the impression that Alphonse Karr bamboo was a clumping type. Just got off the phone with someone at a local nursery and they mentioned it was a runner. Are there different types of Alphonse Karr where one variety would be more prone to running? I'm looking at using this for a hedge in an open area and anything that could run would create problems down the road.

Thanks all.

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fredgpops(z9 N/ CA)

Local Nursery is incorrect. It's a clumper - Bambusa multipex Alphonse karr. RGds

    Bookmark   November 21, 2011 at 4:49PM
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Thank you!

    Bookmark   November 21, 2011 at 11:57PM
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kudzu9(Zone 8a - PNW)

If the nursery is so uninformed about this bamboo, make sure that they are selling you the right species...or consider buying from someone more knowledgeable.

    Bookmark   November 22, 2011 at 3:45AM
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