Tag Archive: Sugar Cane

Backyard Sugarcane in the Panhandle

Do you want to add a little something different to your landscape? How about something edible, as well as a focal point in your garden? Backyard sugarcane may be just what you are looking for. Sugarcane, genus Saccharum, is a tropical perennial grass that thrives in humid environments across the southern United States. Based on …

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Sugar Cane: Plant Now for a Sweeter Summer

By Les Harrison, UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Director October has ushered in the fall gardening season. Turnips, mustard, radishes, carrots and a variety of other cool season crops have emerged and are growing. Another once common crop ready to be planted in October is sugar cane.  Cane for processing is harvested, and select stalks with …

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Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/hort/2013/10/21/sugar-cane-plant-now-for-a-sweeter-summer/