Pronunciation: KAL-uh-muss roh-TON
Common Name: Rattan Cane
Height to: 30'
Width to: 30'
USDA Hardiness Zones:
Bloom Description: Rattan Cane (Calamus rotang) produces star shaped, 3 pointed, cream flowers
Soil Type: Rattan Cane (Calamus rotang) prefers moist, well drained soil
Pests and Diseases: Rattan Cane (Calamus rotang) is rarely affected by pests and diseases.
Propagation: sow Rattan Cane (Calamus rotang) seed at 66-75ºF/19-24ºC in spring
Native to: Rattan Cane (Calamus rotang) is native to Southern India, Sri Lanka
Rattan Cane (Calamus rotang) is an erect, climbing palm
Rattan Cane (Calamus rotang) care: under glass, grow in soil based potting mix in bright filtered light and high humidity. Throughout the summer, water freely and apply a balanced liquid fertilizer monthly; water more sparingly in winter.
Source: The American Horticultural Society A to Z Encyclopedia of Garden Plants
USDA Heat Zones (days above 86ºF):
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- Less then 1 day ZONE 1
- 1 to 7 days ZONE 2
- 7 to 14 days ZONE 3
- 14 to 30 days ZONE 4
- 30 to 45 days ZONE 5
- 45 to 60 days ZONE 6
- 60 to 90 days ZONE 7
- 90 to 120 days ZONE 8
- 120 to 150 days ZONE 9
- 150 to 180 days ZONE 10
- 180 to 210 days ZONE 11
- Greater then 210 ZONE 12