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Sorghum halapense

Sorghum

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  • Sorghum halapense | Copyright Greenplantswap 2017
  • Sorghum halapense | Copyright Greenplantswap 2017

Features

  • Height1.5m
  • Growth HabitGrass-like
  • Flower ColourPurple cream
  • Leaf ColourGreen

Description

Sorghum halapense (Sorghum). This creeping perennial species of grass is cultivated in warm climates with stems that grow to about 150cm. The bright green leaves are long broad and flat. The flowers are borne in panicles with racemes of spikelets of purple cream blooms.

Characteristics

Perennial, Grass

Interest and use

Cereal, fodder

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  • Sorghum halapense | Copyright Greenplantswap 2017
  • Sorghum halapense | Copyright Greenplantswap 2017

Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessHalf hardy (min 0°C)
  • Soil pH5.5 to 7.0
  • WaterMoist

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