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Purple Sugar Cane
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The Purple Sugar Cane is botanically known as Saccharum officinarum and is classified as a perennial grass. This Sugar Cane variety is similar in appearance to bamboo, which is 1-2" thick and has clearly divided segments with a reddish purple outer skin. The Purple Sugar Cane produces sucrose, which can be extracted or simply removed by crushing the stem and has an expected sugary flavor. Being one of the most valuable grass crops, the Sugar Cane produces 70% of the world's sugar supply.
Sugar Cane is produced after a maturing period of two years and is typically harvested year-round.
Recipes that include Purple Sugar Cane. One is easiest, three is harder.
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Santa Monica Farmers Market
Near Santa Monica, California, United States
About 195 days ago, 11/08/17
Spotter's comments : Sugar Cane Purple spotted at Santa Monica Farmers Market.