poaceae, gramineae family Sorghum bicolor

Sorghum Foxtail millet, Millet, Grasses, Ornamental grasses

This impressive and beautiful grain is very prosperous. The, up to, 5-metre high corn-like plant bears her grains high into the blue sky. It comes from Africa, travelled with slaves to America, and now is grown worldwide. Its drought resistance make it of increasing interest to adapt to irrigation water shortages around the globe. With us, its tall majestic growth makes it a popular ornamental variety.

Sow in May directly into the field. Thin dense rows to 60 cm. Sorghum loves loose soil. It loves sunny sites and also tolerates drought.

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70940
Portion (ca. 50 seeds)
3.95 CHF
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