Other names: Sugar Cane
Availability: All year.
Source: United States.
Handling Tips: 45°F. Long shelf life.
General Information: The long sugar cane batons are often used for decoration but the tough outer bark can be peeled back revealing the fibrous, yet sweet and chewy flesh. The flesh can be chewed upon or cut into strips that can be used as sweetener for hot beverages, desserts, and meats.