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Sugar cane

Saccharum officinarum

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Full Sun
Moderate watering
Tender

10b

USDA zone

2°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

4m

Max

1m

Min

Flowering

    • spring
    • summer
    • autumn
    • winter

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    Sugar cane Overview

    This is a tall species which grows up to about 5m. The canes are up to 5cm thick and very juicy, and bear lance-shaped leaves up to about 1.8m long and 6cm wide with rough edges. The flower spikelet is about 3mm long.

    How to propagate Sugar cane

    Cuttings

    You can propagate from cuttings.

    Other uses of Sugar cane

    Food