Sugar Cane, Rox Orange


Sorghum bicolor

Minimum: 75+ seeds

Add a splash of vivid color and a touch of tropical flair to your garden with Rox Orange Sugar Cane (Sorghum bicolor) seeds. Known for its striking orange-red stalks and lush foliage, this ornamental grass variety adds visual interest and texture to any landscape. Whether grown for its aesthetic appeal or for its potential as a natural sweetener, Rox Orange Sugar Cane is sure to delight gardeners and enthusiasts alike.

Key Features:

  1. Vibrant Color: The rich orange-red hue of the stalks adds a burst of color to garden beds, borders, and containers.
  2. Easy to Grow: Suitable for both novice and experienced gardeners, requiring minimal maintenance and care.
  3. Versatile Use: Can be grown as an ornamental grass for its beauty or harvested for its sweet juice, perfect for homemade sugar and syrup.
  4. Fast Growth: Exhibits rapid growth, quickly filling in spaces with its tall, upright habit and lush foliage.
  5. Drought Tolerance: Thrives in hot and dry conditions, making it a resilient choice for gardens in arid climates.


  • Botanical Name: Sorghum bicolor
  • Common Name: Rox Orange Sugar Cane
  • Seed Type: Ornamental grass seeds
  • Mature Height: Up to 8 feet (2.4 meters)
  • Sun Exposure: Full sun
  • Soil Type: Well-drained, fertile soil
  • Hardiness Zone: 6-10 (USDA)


  • Visual Appeal: Adds a bold pop of color and texture to garden landscapes, attracting attention and admiration.
  • Edible Uses: Can be harvested for its sweet juice, ideal for making homemade sugar, syrup, and other culinary delights.
  • Low Maintenance: Requires minimal care once established, making it a hassle-free addition to any garden.
  • Wildlife Attraction: Provides habitat and food for birds and beneficial insects, supporting local biodiversity.
  • Drought Tolerant: Thrives in dry conditions, making it an excellent choice for water-wise gardening and xeriscaping.


  • Ornamental Gardens: Plant as a focal point or accent plant in flower beds, borders, or mixed plantings for a stunning visual display.
  • Edible Landscaping: Grow in vegetable gardens or edible landscapes for both its beauty and its potential as a natural sweetener.
  • Container Gardening: Suitable for large containers or decorative pots on patios, decks, or balconies, adding height and color to outdoor spaces.

Planting Instructions:

  1. Site Selection: Choose a sunny location with well-drained soil for optimal growth and development.
  2. Seed Sowing: Plant seeds directly into the soil at a depth of 1 inch (2.5 cm), spacing them 6-8 inches (15-20 cm) apart.
  3. Watering: Keep the soil consistently moist but not waterlogged, especially during the germination and establishment phase.
  4. Maintenance: Provide regular water and fertilizer as needed to support healthy growth. Remove any weeds or competing vegetation to reduce competition for nutrients.
  5. Harvesting: If harvesting for sweet juice, wait until the stalks reach full maturity, then cut them near the base and extract the juice using a press or juicer.

Care Tips:

  • Watering: Ensure adequate moisture, especially during hot, dry periods, to prevent stress and maintain lush growth.
  • Fertilization: Apply a balanced fertilizer periodically during the growing season to promote vigorous growth and robust stalk development.
  • Pruning: Remove any dead or damaged foliage as needed to maintain a tidy appearance and encourage new growth.
  • Pest and Disease Control: Monitor for pests and diseases, such as aphids or fungal infections, and take appropriate action if detected.

Enhance your garden with the captivating beauty and versatility of Rox Orange Sugar Cane (Sorghum bicolor) seeds. Whether grown for its stunning ornamental appeal or its potential as a natural sweetener, this vibrant grass variety is sure to make a bold statement in any outdoor space. Order your seeds today and start growing your own slice of tropical paradise!