Saccharum officinarum ‘Ie‘Ie’

‘Ie‘ie' is the Hawaiian name for the forest vine Freycinetia arborea, a climbing Pandanaceae with ribbon-leaves similar to those of sugarcane.
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‘Ie‘ie' is the Hawaiian name for the forest vine Freycinetia arborea, a climbing Pandanaceae with ribbon-leaves similar to those of sugarcane. '‘Ie‘ie' is a Noble Cane variety that was originally exported from New Caledonia, and likely collected in one of the nearby island groups.As many other "noble canes", this ancient cultivar has a plethora of common names. ‘Ie‘Ie’ is the name in Hawaii but other names are ‘Cavengerie’, ‘Kava Rangri’, 'Altamattie', 'Po-a-ole', ‘Lousier’ in Brazil, 'Cheribon' in Australia, 'Port Mackay' in Mauritius.
It is a bordeaux-coloured with a defined bronze-green, almost black, stripe. It frequently givres variegated or albino shoots.nodes superficial, colour light reddish claret. Arrows high projected. Inflorescence are large and copiously branched, lushier than most other sugar canes..

The juice is less sweet than most other sugarcanes but it is a ' cool-hardy' cane, which grows well in the colder areas of the Sugarcane growing regions, including the higher elevations or the Mediterranean.
It is a red-wine-coloured cane with an inconspicuous yet clearly defined bronze-green, almost black, stripe, and possesses the peculiarity of not infrequently growing variegated or albino leaves.
It has been most extensively grown in Mauritius, in Brazil, and in Australia. Nodes are superficial, colour light reddish claret. Arrows high projected. Panicles large and copiously branched, very plentifully flowered.

Cultivation Protected
Plant origin Oceania
Presentation Potted Plant
Max. Size 250cm-300cm
Botanical family Poaceae
Light Sun
Minimum winter temperature 0 ºC to 15 ºC
Flowering Season Autumn
Plant type Herbaceous
Color Yellow
Color Orange
Color Green
Care Pot
Shape Rhizomes
All orders arriving after 10th July will be shipped in September. This is due to the high temperatures in the month of August and possible delays caused by general holidays and reduced opening hours by the customs service, carriers, etc.