Arundo donax

Giant Reed; Spanish Cane

Form and Growth Characteristics:
Plant Type - Grass
Growth Rate -
Mature Height - up to 18ft
Mature Width -
Longevity -

Ornamental Characteristics:
Flower - It is in flower in September, and the flowers are hermaphroditic and are pollinated by wind.
Fruit - Seed rarely set in this climate. Seeds ripen in October after flowering.
Leaf -
Fall Color -
Bark -
Other Features - Basketry; Biomass; Broom; Dye; Hedge; Musical; Paper; Pipes; Plant support; Shelterbelt; Soil stabilization; Thatching; Weaving.
Possible Use - Screen, or large specimen grass.
Season Of Interest - Summer, Fall, Winter

Culture and Care:
Care Requirements - Does equally well in sandy, loamy, or clay soils.
Native Habitat -
Diseases and Insects -
Strength -
Weakness -

Plants of this taxon:
Bed 207
Bed 208

Find Related Plants:
- Other plants with the common name Grass.
- Other plants of the family Poaceae.
- Other plants of the genus Arundo.
- Other plants of the species Arundo donax.