How to grow Arundo donax versicolor

Arundo donax versicolor growing herbaceous of the genus Arundo also known as Variegated wild cane, Arundo donax versicolor perennial evergreen used as ornamental plant, can grow in mediterranean, temperate or subtropics climate and growing in hardiness zone 6-11.

Leaves color green with white stripes, leaves have hairy unpleasant to touch, leaf connected to the cane the size 20-50 cm

Arundo donax versicolor flowers

Flower color white structure beard-like

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Requirements for Arundo donax versicolor growing and care:

Prefer wet land but can grow also in dry

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Vegetative Reproduction

Is it necessary to use vegetative reproduction?
No, but it’s really easy

Difficulties or problems when growing:
Invasive, Aggressive

Planting season:
All year

Pests and diseases:

Pruning season:
All year

How to prune:
For design, recommend to delimit

Size of the plant?
2-8 m, 6-25 feet

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing

Water requirement:
Small amount of water / Average amount of water / Big amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade

Is it possible to grow as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Blooming information:

Bloom season:

General information about the flower
White flowers beard-like

Scientific name:

Arundo donax versicolor

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