DESCRIPTION :This one is the best for flour, as it is very mild-tasting. (The darker varieties have a bitter overtone.) Dwarf plants 3 feet tall, very consistent in height. Likes warm nights and a long season, but we managed to get a crop in spite of our 50-degree summer nights.
BOTANICAL NAME : Sorghum bicolor
DAYS TO MATURITY : 120
SEEDS PER PACKET: 400
SOURCE CODE: GB
GERMINATION DAYS: 7-10
WHEN TO PLANT: late Spring
PLANTING DEPTH: 3/8"
GROWING INSTRUCTIONS: Cultivate similar to corn, but shouldn't need so much water. Plant in the spring when soil is warm. Likes rich, well-prepared soil, but does well in most with neutral pH. Good drainage and full sun important. Self-pollinating-don't have to plant in blocks. Seedheads shatter if left too long, harvest when thumbnail can't cut seed. Cut the head and some stalk. Hang under cover (with a sheet underneath to catch shed seed) until seed dries thoroughly.
GROW BIOINTENSIVEŽ CULTURAL INFO: W, H/Matures 13/Harvest 0-2/Yield 6-24 seed, 88-350 green biomass, 25-100 dry biomass/Spacing 4-7"
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