Sugar Cane
Saccharum officinarum
 

Care advice

Watering guidelines The soil should be kept countinously moist.
Fertilizer suggestions Use Universal fertilizer (e.g. N12-P6-K9).
Mist requirements Mist every 4 days during summer
Light preferences Prefers full sun
Temperature preference Prefers hot constant temperatures through the whole year (average over 22 °C).
pH range 5.0 - 8.5
Acidity preference is not very pH sensitive
Toxicity not poisonous

Origin

Climate tropical rainforest

Photo

Names

Other common names Purple Sugar Cane, Burgundy Sugar Cane, Black Magic Repellent Plant
Family Poaceae

Characteristics

Growth form grass
Hardiness USDA 8 (plant tolerates a minimum temperature of -12°C)
Flowering true
Flower color
  • white
Blooming months
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    1Jan
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    2Feb
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    3Mar
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    4Apr
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    5May
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    6Jun
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    7Jul
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    8Aug
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    9Sep
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    10Oct
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    11Nov
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    12Dec
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    1
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    2
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    3
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Leaf color
  • purple
  • green