poaceae, gramineae family Sorghum bicolor

Sorghum, great millet pearl millet

(Sorghum bicolor). It is very impressive, it is pretty, it is prospective. The up to 5m tall maize-like plant carries its inflorescence high up towards the blue sky. It originates from Africa and was brought to America with the slaves and nowadays it is cultivated around the globe. Its drought resistance will become more relevant due to the forecasted shortage of water. In our region very popular as an ornamental plant.

Directly sow in the spot in May. Thin out to 30cm if necessary. Johnson grass loves sunny locations and copes well will drought.

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Sowing quantity g/Are

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Price / item
Portion (ca. 50 plants)
3.40 EUR
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