DESCRIPTION :Highly productive and early. Very leafy with many grain-bearing tillers to 6'. Tolerates waterlogged soils very well. Excellent for compost-will re-grow after cutting, and dries fast. Difficult to hull for human consumption, but an excellent fast, weed-smothering crop for livestock and poultry.
BOTANICAL NAME : Echinochloa frumentacea
DAYS TO MATURITY : 70-91
SEEDS PER PACKET: 560
SOURCE CODE: C
GERMINATION DAYS: 7-10
WHEN TO PLANT: Spring
PLANTING DEPTH: 1"
GROWING INSTRUCTIONS: Plant after last frost 7": apart in well-worked soil with good nutrients. Soil must be warm for seed to sprout. Keep watered-not as much as corn but a steady small amount. It goes dormant in drought & continues growth with water, the best growth is continuous. Cut seedheads few days before ripening & sun dry to harvest before the birds get the seed.
GROW BIOINTENSIVEŽ CULTURAL INFO: W,H/Matures 10-13/Yield grain 3-12, dry biomass 12-72/Spacing 7"
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