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PlantFiles: Hardy Sugar Cane
Saccharum arundinaceum

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Family: Poaceae (poh-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Saccharum (SAK-er-um) (Info)
Species: arundinaceum (a-run-din-uh-KEE-um) (Info)

3 vendors have this plant for sale.

11 members have or want this plant for trade.

Category:
Ornamental Grasses and Bamboo

Height:
8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)

Spacing:
Unknown - Tell us

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)
USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Cream/Tan

Bloom Time:
Mid Fall

Foliage:
Herbaceous

Other details:
Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)

Seed Collecting:
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive Sugarcane52 On Feb 17, 2007, Sugarcane52 from Marianna, FL wrote:

Plant was sold in Michigan where it is reported cold hardy there by the nursery. This Winter 2006-7 it has withstood 22 degrees with leaves still green. It bloomed in November.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Upland, California
Fountain, Florida
Marianna, Florida
Raleigh, North Carolina



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