Broom Corn, Black (Sorghum bicolor) Seeds

Broom Corn, Black (Sorghum bicolor) Seeds

$3.50

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Seed packs contain a generous amount of seed for the home gardener. Minimum 50 seeds per pack.

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Black broom corn is easily grown in average, medium moisture, well-drained soils in full sun. These plants are characterized by their long, multiple branches and small, black, bulb-like seeds. The seeds are edible and can be used as a grain, and their sturdy branches are often used for brooms, wreaths, and other floral decorations.

 

Type: Annual
Family:
Native Range:
Growing Zones: All
Mature Height: 5-8 feet
Mature Width: 6-9 inches

Sowing: Sow indoors or outdoors any time in warm weather, barely cover seed and allow full sun.
Sow depth: ¼ in
Days to Germinate: 10-12 @ 70F
Special Maintenance: n/a

Sunlight: Full sun
Soil Type: Average
Water: Average,
Drought Tolerance: Poor
Growth Rate: Fast

Leaf Description:
Bloom Time: 90-120 days from transplant, June – August
Bloom Description: Black mature grains

Harvest: Seeds
Harvest Time: Fall, September

Special Properties: Deer resistant, Cut flowers

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