ABOUT THIS SUGARCANE PLANT.
Nanahu Hawaiian Sugarcane Plant – Hawaiian Sugarcane Nanahu Plant, Thick stalks that are so deep purple in color they almost appear black contradict the eruption of new canes that are light green covered with a fine white powdery exterior. Simply plant in ground or even better in 18 to 24 inch planters so you can enjoy sugarcane on your patio or indoors year round.
The growth rate of Nanahu Sugarcane will vary greatly depending on soil type, sunlight, temperature and other factors. A few leaves are often trimmed prior to shipping to reduce transpiration and travel stress.
WHY YOU NEED SUGARCANE IN YOUR LANDSCAPE.
Sugarcane are without a doubt one of the most iconic tropical grasses that most people have never witnessed growing. An easy to grow giant grass it makes a colorful addition to the tropical landscape. Ease of care, simply plant and let nature do most of the work. There is nothing more rewarding than harvesting your very own homegrown sugarcanes. Sweet and delicious warm, right from the landscape offering the gardener a deeper appreciation of its natural, unprocessed flavors. Fresh homegrown sugarcane offers multiple health benefits in addition to giving your landscape the exotic feel of the tropics.
SUGARCANE PLANT CARE.
Nanahu Sugarcane are easy to grow grasses that will grow happily, flower and fruit in a pot or in-ground. They add a tropical accent to any outdoor space, garden or patio. In cooler zones a containerized Nanahu Sugarcane can be relocated indoors for the winter months.
When you receive your new Nanahu Sugarcane, there is no need to worry about planting right away. Your new plant can be stored for a while by simply placing it in a bucket with about a half inch of water in the bottom and moving it to a shady location, simply keep moist. This will give you plenty of time to select the ideal location for your new Nanahu Sugarcane.
All Nanahu Sugarcane grow very well in containers, indoors or on the patio. Plants need enough room for growth, generally a 8″ to a 20″ diameter, 14″ deep container will suffice. Remember the looser the roots, the taller and healthier your Nanahu Sugarcane will be. When the plant becomes root bound its growth will slow, at that point it is time for a larger pot.
Nanahu Sugarcane enjoy a well drained, general potting mix easily found at your local box store. Remember try to stay away from arid or wet, mucky soils.
To help establish your new Nanahu Sugarcane, fertilize sparingly ten inches away from the base, tri-annually with a slow time released product. Unfertilized they will tend to grow at a slower pace. Note: The heavy salts in cheaper fertilizers will damage the roots and possibly kill the plant. Its best to use a brand you know and trust.
GROW ZONE & LIGHT.
Best outdoors if grown in zone 8b-11, find your zone here. This Nanahu Sugarcane requires 80-100% sunlight. Depending on your location full sun is often best. In the northern end of their grow zone Nanahu Sugarcane should be brought indoors or protected during the winter months. The patio zone is 4b-11 which means the potted plant will flourish over the summer months in colder zones but must be brought inside before winter.
BEFORE YOU PLANT OUTDOORS.
At the nursery these Nanahu Sugarcane are grown under 20-40% shade cloth. If you plant this Nanahu Sugarcane in a brightly lit area you may experience leaf burn. It is best to acclimate this plant to its environment by keeping it outside and slowly moving it into a sunny area over a week or two to avoid stress before planting.
WHAT IS THE SHIPPING SIZE.
All Nanahu Sugarcane for sale will vary in size. In the spring, plants are often smaller than plants shipped in the fall. Plants designated with a sku ending in -4, -6 or -8 will arrive in a standard 4 inch, 6 inch or 8 inch round growers pot respectively. Our new, reusable, recyclable deep plugs are 7 or 9 inches deep and 2 or 2.5 inches in width. Products growing in these pots are easy to transplant and allow for deeper roots and faster growth, they are designated with a sku ending in -7 or -9. (Note: The item sku number can be found just below the buy button.) The color and style of these pots may vary. If we are out of a particular size item, we may ship a larger size at no additional charge. For more information, click the “best packaging” link at the bottom of this page.
Note: Before leaving, Nanahu Sugarcane are inspected, watered, and pruned. Larger plants, generally those that ship in 8″ pots, will be topped to 36″ or 48″ overall, depending on the variety, if necessary, to facilitate shipping. Your new plants’ pot is then bagged to ensure that the soil stays in the pot and not loose in the box. Plants are tissue or kraft paper wrapped and generally secured in place with natural biodegradable peanuts. You may want to order your Nanahu Hawaiian Sugarcane Plant online now while they are in stock, supplies are limited.