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Alphonse Karr

Posted by fyton2v (My Page) on
Mon, Nov 21, 11 at 13:58

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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RE: Alphonse Karr

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


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RE: Alphonse Karr

Thank you!


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RE: Alphonse Karr

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.


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