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GROW BIOINTENSIVE« CULTURAL INFO: W,H/ Matures 13/ Harvest 0-2/ Yield 6-24 seed, 88-350 green biomass, 25-100 dry biomass/ Spacing 4"
DAYS TO MATURITY: 110
SEED CODE: C
SEEDS PER PACKET: 400
APPROXIMATE GERMINATION DAYS: 7-10
SOIL TEMPERATURE FOR GERMINATION: 70F
PLANTING DEPTH: 1/4 - 1/2"
WHEN TO PLANT: Indoors 2-3 weeks before last Spring frost
PACKET INSTRUCTIONS: Cultivate similar to corn. Plant when the soil is warm. Likes a rich garden soil that has been well-prepared but does well in most soils that have a neutral pH. Plant ╝" deep and 4" apart. They must be harvested in the late blooming stage before the seeds have fully matured. To harvest: cut off top brush with 6" of stalk. Dry for 3 weeks before using.
BOTANICAL NAME: Sorghum bicolor
DESCRIPTION: A fun plant to grow and use. You get a lot of carbon/compost from this plant. The stiff top bristles make excellent brooms. Birds (including chicken) love the grain.