Alliaud cane is a hard cane which produces a well projecting tone. (11-11.5mm diameter) It comes in a 1/2 pound bag.
At Alliaud Roseaux farm, harvesting is done from December to February and the cane is not shipped until it is at least two years old.
There are four cycles to the cane.
1. Storage: Aired and dried on the premises for at least one or two years.
2. Sawing into tubes.
3. Grading and sorting.
The cane is harvested only in the southeast of France.