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Simple technique of growing purple sugarcane with high yield

Currently, purple sugarcane is being planted by farmers not only in Thanh Hoa but also in many other provinces with high productivity and efficiency. With the values ​​and benefits that this economic tree brings, you should learn right away purple sugarcane cultivation technique The following is a very simple way to enrich your family and hometown.

Simple technique of growing purple sugarcane with high yield
Simple technique of growing purple sugarcane with high yield
  1. Making land for planting

Purple sugarcane is a plant that can be grown on many different types of soil such as gray soil, sandy soil or heavy clay. Once you have chosen the land to plant, you proceed to clean, eliminate weeds and pests, and at the same time plow and hoe the soil to make it loose and airy. In the first plowing, you should plow 30-40 cm deep, except for alum-contaminated areas, plowing shallower to avoid bringing alum-producing soil to the surface of sugarcane. In addition, you need to apply lime to eliminate pests before the last plow.

Preparing land for sugarcane planting
Preparing land for sugarcane planting
  1. Prepare sugarcane seed

In parallel with the time of soil preparation, you need to prepare sugarcane varieties to plant cuttings. Sugarcane varieties must be segments with 3-4 lush sprouts, free from pests and diseases, not scratched and especially not too old, nor too young, preferably between the ages of 6 and 8 months of planting. After having seeds, you proceed to soak in water for about 8-24 hours if the seeds are germinated slowly.

  1. How to place cuttings in the technique of growing purple sugarcane

After preparing the soil, it is necessary to create a trench 22-25 cm deep, 1.2 m apart and at the bottom of the trench there is a thin layer of fine soil. At the same time, the prepared variety is cut across the middle of the internodes, be careful not to cut the sprouts, then plant the cuttings staggered so that the sprouts are facing both sides, the two cuttings are 10-20 cm apart, and finally cover. on a thin layer of soil to fix the cuttings and keep moisture for sprouts and roots to develop quickly.

How to properly place cane cuttings
How to properly place cane cuttings
  1. How to take care of cuttings after planting?

– Watering: You need to regularly water to keep the soil moist to help the cuttings germinate quickly, about 15-20 times during the whole crop. Specifically, 4 times/month for germinating period, 2-3 times/month for tillering period and 1-2 times/month for slanging period. Note that about 20 days before harvesting, you need to completely stop watering.

– Fertilization: With a pole of purple sugarcane, you need to fertilize with 800 – 1000 kg of rotting manure, 28 – 30 kg of nitrogen, 20 – 25 kg of potassium and 40 – 50 kg of phosphorus. In addition, to increase the efficiency of fertilizer absorption of plants, you can add 1 – 1.5 bags of TKUSKOM fertilizer along with 1 liter of USCOM 6-9-9 per 1000 m2 of planting.

Spraying to prevent aphids and stem borers on sugarcane
Spraying to prevent aphids and stem borers on sugarcane

– The technique of growing purple sugarcane is very simple. After planting time from 1 to 1.5 months, when sugarcane has grown from 2 to 3 leaves, you need to regularly check to detect dead cuttings and have a plan to plant miles to ensure the density if about The distance between plants is more than 50 cm wide.

– During the seedling stage, it is necessary to conduct cleaning and weeding to concentrate soil nutrients and fertilizers for sugarcane to grow. Combined with the times of weeding are 2 times of fertilizing directly on the cane root.

  1. How to prevent pests for purple sugarcane

Purple sugarcane is often attacked by aphids and stem borers, so you need to prevent them to ensure the growth of the plant. Specifically, use Padan or Anti WORM to kill stem borers and use EXIN 2.0 SC or Ofatox to kill aphids according to the instructions for use on the label. In addition, to prevent pests and limit rooting on the stem, you can also proceed to peel the leaves for the tree to be ventilated.

Peeling dried sugarcane leaves to prevent pests
Peeling dried sugarcane leaves to prevent pests
  1. Harvest

With the above simple purple sugarcane planting techniques, after only a few months, you will be able to harvest the fruits of your labor. To determine when sugarcane is ripe, you just need to observe when its stem is glossy purple, dark, less chalky and has a lot of dry leaves. After harvesting, you need to bring sugar cane to consume immediately because the amount of sugar will decrease if you leave the cane for longer than 2 days.

Ripe cane usually has a glossy, dark purple color
Ripe cane usually has a glossy, dark purple color

Hopefully anyone can immediately start planting this tree to get rich quickly. In addition, you can also refer to many other techniques for growing economic trees and other highly effective fruit trees such as how to grow pomelos, how to grow avocado trees from seeds, or learn how to grow strawberries yourself at home.

Emilia Chaney
Emilia Chaneyhttps://agrisearch.net
My name is Emilia Chaney. I'm a social girl from Romania with a big smile and 3 passions: Agriculture, Travel and Social Media. I try to make this blog practical, full of great advice and inspiring ideas.

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