GB CULTURE: W/Matures 14/Spacing 4"
SEEDS PER PACKET: 500
SOURCE CODE: GB
PACKET LABEL INSTRUCTIONS: This tiny seed should probably be started in flats and transplanted out when 2-3 inches tall, since the seedlings will look like grass and be difficult to distinguish from weeds. Plant seedlings 6-12 inches apart in spring in a sunny warm place.
BOTANICAL NAME: Eragrostis tef
DESCRIPTION: The smallest food grain in the world, teff is a staple for much of Africa, especially Ethiopia, where it is used to make enjera, a fermented, pancake-like bread. Itís also used for hay and forage and in a fermented beer-like drink. Its graceful leaves and heads are a beautiful addition to the garden.
First by Cynthia Raiser Jeavons,
Grain growing at Golden Rule Farm, Willits