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Sorghum vulgare

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Features

  • Height6m
  • Growth HabitGrass-like
  • Leaf ColourGreen white

Description

Sorghum vulgare. This species is an annual grass growing to 6m with flat leaves with a white mid-rib growing to about 1m. The flowers are borne in panicles of dense fertile spikelets to 1cm with large and variously coloured grains.

Characteristics

Annual, Grass

Interest and use

Cereal, fodder

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Needs

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

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