German Millet

German Millet is a warm Season annual that can grow to a height of 2 feet and provides excellent feed and cover for birds. It has compact cylindrical heads of golden yellow seed at maturity and can make grain in as little as 50 to 60 days depending on the conditions. Best time to plant is March through August.

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Description

German Millet a warm season, tufted annual small grain that can grow to a height of 2 feet.  It is broadly adapted throughout the U.S.  It can be used for forage, hay crops, cover crops, erosion control, and wildlife plantings.  It is a fair forage and the seeds are relished by doves, turkey, and quail. 

 It has compact cylindrical heads of golden yellow seed at maturity and can make grain in as little as 50 to 60 days depending on the conditions.  Best time to plant is March through August.

Planting Rate: 15-20 lbs per acre

For more information: Foxtail Millet Plant Guide from USDA NRCS

Additional information

Season

Warm Season

Plant Type

Grass

Height

1-3'

Wildlife

Doves, Quail, Turkeys