Sugarcane growing herb of the genus Saccharum and also known as Sugar cane, Sugarcane perennial evergreen plant used for the sugary canes and also as ornamental plant, can grow in mediterranean, subtropical or tropic climate and growing in hardiness zone 8+
Cane are edible, the color of the cane is purple-green, and the inside is white, the sugarcane used to make sugar or juice, and also eaten raw or cooked, recommend to pick the canes in the spring but possible all year
Leaves color green and connected to the canes, flowers white beard-like
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Requirements for Sugarcane growing and care:
To get good crop need to leave space between the canes
What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Vegetative Reproduction
Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
Difficulties or problems when growing:
Very aggressive, leaves with sharp edges
Spring / Summer
Pests and diseases:
Spring / Summer
How to prune:
Weak cane, when it young
Size of the plant?
2-5 m, 6-15 feet
Growth speed in optimal condition:
Average amount of water / Big amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
General information about the flower
White beard-like flowers
Thinning the bloom:
Recommend to thinning the flowers
Cane harvest season:
Spring (it’s the best season but can be harvest all year)
What can be done with big quantities of Sugar cane?
Juice, eaten raw, jam, beverage, alcohol
Work requirements on the Cane:
Cut in the base of the plant
How long does it take to bear fruit?
1-2 years from planting can start to harvest
How to make Vegetative Reproduction in Sugarcane?
The best time for vegetative reproduction in Sugarcane:
How much time does it take to grow roots in vegetative reproduction?
What is the treatment for vegetative reproduction in Sugarcane?
Possible to put the cutting into glass of water, Big amount of water in moist soil better to lay down the canes, dig little bit in the soil, at least one knot need to reproduction