Giant Cane, Giant Reed
Arundo donax “Variegata” differs from the wild type (Arundo donax) by its white striped leaves. In habitats with good nutrient supply, it can reach up to 3 meters in height. This member of the Poaceae family spreads by runners.
Popular name(s): Giant Cane, Giant Reed, Spanish Reed, Spanish Cane and others
Botanical name: Arundo donax “Variegata”
Origin: The original distribution area of the wild type is in tropical Asia, but Arundo donax was introduced into many other regions and was able to be established there (distribution map).
Height: 150 to 300 centimeters
USDA zone: 6 (-0.4 °F/-18 °C)
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