Freshly prepared Purple Sugar Cane, sweet and delicious, showing peeled and unpeeled for comparison.

(1/4) Freshly prepared Purple Sugar Cane, sweet and delicious, showing peeled and unpeeled for comparison.

Purple sugar Cane Saccharum officinarum

(2/4) Purple sugar Cane Saccharum officinarum By Photo by David J. Stang [CC BY-SA 4.0] (Photo Credits)

Purple Sugar Cane For Sale (Size: Medium)  (Cutting Grown)

(3/4) Purple Sugar Cane For Sale (Size: Medium) (Cutting Grown)

Sugar Cane (unknown variety) Growing as a feature plant in the South Bank Epicurious garden in Brisbane.

(4/4) Sugar Cane (unknown variety) Growing as a feature plant in the South Bank Epicurious garden in Brisbane.

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Purple Sugar Cane

Saccharum officinarum
An attractive clumping cane grown for its ornamental burgendy stems. It has sterile flowers and does not set seed. The old cane can be sawed into slice and chewed on, the juice is sweet and delicious.

$19.75

Specifications of Purple Sugar Cane

Preferred Climate SubtropicalLearn About Climate Zones

Grown From CuttingLearn About Propagation Methods

Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions) 1-2m

Plants required to Pollinate 1 (Self Pollinating)Learn about Pollination

Can it Handle Frosts? Yes

Amount of leaves in Winter? All Leaves (Evergreen)

Quarantine Restrictions to these Areas QLD, WA

Suitability in Pots Yes with 35L+ Pot

Water Requirements Moderate Watering

Is it a Dwarf Fruit Tree? Can be pruned to 2m

Time to Fruit/Flower/Harvest First Year

Sun or Shade Full (Sun:80%-100%)

Preferred Soil Type Good Drainage

Soil pH Neutral (6.6-7.3pH)

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Purple Sugar Cane Reviews & Tips

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Nyny
★★★★★ 2months ago

MOUNT BARKER, WA, Australia

Grows very fast, water it plenty and give it sun, basically big grass to snack on.

Warren
★★★★★ 6months ago

GENEVA, NSW

Purple Sugar Cane

Sugar cane juice with lime and ginger is one of my favourite juices. This plant is doing well.

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Luong21
★★★ 7y ago

MT WAVERLEY, VIC, Australia

I love sugar cane juice and chewing on the stalk. This plant needs a lot of water and fertiliser for large stalks. Grows happily in Melbourne.

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