Millet, German Foxtail

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85 days. Sow in spring or early summer. Used as a cover crop, hay or pasture. Chickens adore the small white seeds. Grows from 2-5 feet tall. Very drought-tolerant crop that is believed to have been used in China for nearly 5000 years, and grown in the U.S. since 1849.

    • 6-12 hours of Sun
    • Sprouts in 7-14 Days
    • Ideal Temperature: 65 Degrees F
    • Seed Depth: 1/4-1/2"
    • Plant Spacing: 2-4"
    • Frost Hardy: No
    • Setaria italica

Growing Tips: Direct seed in late spring, after frosts have ended and soil has warmed. Prefers rich, well-drained garden soil. Allow seed heads to dry on plant.

Availability: Out of stock
Minimum Seed Count: 5000
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