Proso Millet (White)

    Description

    Proso millet is one of the most drought tolerant and cost effective annual grasses. It is the shortest growing millet though it grows taller in the northern plains than it might in the central or southern plains. Heading out in less than 60 days, this is a great plant for game bird mixes.

    Proso Millet (White)

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      Seeding Rate: 15-20 lbs per acre.

        Description

        Proso millet is one of the most drought tolerant and cost effective annual grasses. It is the shortest growing millet though it grows taller in the northern plains than it might in the central or southern plains. Heading out in less than 60 days, this is a great plant for game bird mixes.
        When is the right time to plant?

        Proso Millet (White) has a minimum germination temp of 60 °F. Reference your average soil temperature to determine ideal planting time.
        Read this article for more info: When Can I Start Planting?

        Basic Info

        N Fix Potential None
        Seeds/lb 120,000
        C/N at Maturity High
        Growth Habit Upright
        Root Type/Depth Shallow Fibrous
        Cold Kill 32 °F
        Dry Matter Potential 1 - 3 tons/acre

        Use & Characteristics

        Maturity 45-55 days
        Lasting Residue Very Good
        Palatability Poor
        Hay Harvest Poor
        Regrowth Poor
        Deep Compaction Poor
        Surface Compaction Good
        Weed Suppression Fair
        Crimp Kill Moderate

        Planting

        Plant Depth 1/4-1"
        Min Germ Temp 60 °F
        Drilled Seed Rate 15-20 lbs/acre
        Broadcast Seed Rate 25-30 lbs/acre

        Tolerance

        Heat Very Good
        Drought Excellent
        Shade Fair
        Wet Soil Fair
        Low Fertility Very Good
        Low pH Soil Fair
        High pH Salinity Very Good
        High pH Calcareous Very Good

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