Giant Cane, River Cane, Canebrake
Form and Growth Characteristics: Plant Type - GrassGrowth Rate - Long, stiff stalk, clumping tendenciesMature Height - 33’Mature Width - Spreads agressively when establishedLongevity -
Ornamental Characteristics: Flower - Rarely flowersFruit - Rarely flowers - rarely bears fruitLeaf - Leaves 3.1-8” long and 0.3-1.4” wideFall Color - Stays green all year (though may bronze/brown in extreme cold winters)Bark - Culms smooth and green, with horizontal lines, to 1.5” diameterOther Features - Possible Use - For green screen, erosion control in flood-prone areasSeason Of Interest -
Culture and Care: Care Requirements - Prefers wet soil in full sun, pH adaptable; zone 6-10. Can become invasive (by spreadding rhizomes) if not properly managed.Native Habitat - Native to America, from the Gulf Coast north to New Jersey, Maryland, Tennessee, Arkansas, and OklahomaDiseases and Insects - Resistant to most animals, and insectsStrength - very good for green screens, flood control and forming natural habitats; very cold hardy.Weakness -Plants of this taxon:
Find Related Plants:- Other plants with the common name Grass.- Other plants of the family Poaceae.- Other plants of the genus Arundinaria.- Other plants of the species Arundinaria gigantea.