Berrybank Nursery, 5 Boggs Holdings, Pencaitland, East Lothian, EH34 5BA
Arundo donax

Arundo donax

Common Name: 'Spanish cane'

A bold, architectural grass with wide, drooping, glaucous-blue foliage, and large terminal purplish flower panicles in autumn. Aug-Oct. H200cm S90cm.


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Care Instructions

Easy to grow in any soil but prefers moist situations. To encourage flowering cut back stems after their second year. In structure it appears almost like a bamboo and is useful if you want to add a tropical feel to a sheltered town garden or courtyard.


About Us

Macplants are central/southern Scotland's largest growers of herbaceous perennials, alpines, ferns and ornamental grasses. We have our plant centre open to the public in East Lothian, close to Edinburgh and we also supply a diverse range of trade clients both in the landscape and garden centre sectors.

We grow a large range of plants including many interesting and unusual varieties not usually seen for sale. Amongst the many plants we grow are our highly praised autumn Gentians bred here by Dr Ian McNaughton and probably the largest range of Meconopsis cultivars found anywhere.

Our Contacts

Berrybank Nursery,
5 Boggs Holdings,
East Lothian
EH34 5BA

01875 341179