Sugarcane

 
Sugar cane is a tropical grass which can grow up to 12 ft tall.It is  Native to warm temperate to tropical regions of Asia . It Can grow well in summer if flooded with water .
Photo shown here is sugar cane planted about 18 month ago.
 
Plant care
There is no special care needed. Sugarcane  can take the hot, Phoenix sun very well.


Irrigation
 For good growth  watered regularly in the summer months. As with all the  trees, I irrigate them 7-14 days during growing season and every 4 to 6 weeks during the winter.months

Fertilizer
We have 3 to 5 inch thick layer of partially compost mulch near  the tree drip line. Because it is vigorous growing plant, it needs regular fertilizer during the summer months.

 
Medicinal Uses
In folk medicine suger cane juice is used as a remedy for Jaundice ,fever,eye disorder and urinary disorder.


 

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