Fruit sugarcane is a kind of edible sugarcane. Chengtai Town of Shanglin County is known as the “Hometown to Black Fruit Sugarcane”, whose sugarcane bears the characteristics of thin skin, black color, crispy meat and high juice, making it the top grade among sugarcanes. Furthermore, this kind of sugarcane has strong resistance to toppling, and its stem has strong cold resistance, which enables it to prolong its growth and extend its supply period in the market. In recent years, the fruit sugarcane in Shanglin County has been exported to Guangdong, Jiangsu and Zhejiang, and has become a popular product with Shanglin County’s traditional feature in China.
The sweet and cool fruit sugarcane is able to clear heat and relieve the cough caused by lung heat and gastrointestinal heat. What is more, it boasts high sugar content that can be easily absorbed by human body. It also contains a variety of essential trace elements for the human body. In specific, its iron content is particularly high, ranking the first among other fruits. Therefore, it has gained the reputation of “Blood-enrichment Fruit”.