sugar cane - Knowledgebase Question

st. augustine, Fl
Question by wendyruiz
August 29, 2008
How long does sugar cane take to grow before I can cut it an eat it,After I do cut a stalk will more stalks grow there..I started it from a piece I cut and stuck in the ground...Thank you..Wendy

Answer from NGA
August 29, 2008


It is usually large stemmed and ready to eat after the first long growing season. You can cut it back to a stub and it will resprout and regrow. You can also stick sections of cane in the ground to root an make new plants.

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