Japanese Millet

A warm season perennial similar to browntop millet, but a larger more coarse stem that can reach 2 to 4 feet tall. Japanese millet can survive being submersed in water for several weeks at a of time.

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Description

Japanese Millet is a warm season, tufted annual grass growing 2 to 4’ tall.  It can be grown throughout Texas in wetlands and other moist soils along rivers, ponds, and drainages. It does not grow well on sandy soils. Japanese millet can survive being submersed in water for several weeks at a time.  It is used primarily as a forage and wildlife food plot species.

Japanese Millet is commonly planted in the U.S. as feed for waterfowl.  It is also a preferred food for pheasants, doves, and turkeys. A number of songbirds also eat the seed.

Planting Rate: 15-20 lbs per acre

 For more information: Japanese Millet Plant Guide by USDA NRCS

Additional information

Season

Warm Season

Plant Type

Grass

Height

3-5'

Wildlife

Deer, Doves, Quail, Turkeys