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Grains: Sorghum bicolor 'Shallu'

Botanical name: Sorghum bicolor 'Shallu'

Common name: sorghum

also known as (egyptian wheat, chicken corn)

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Grains: Sorghum bicolor 'Shallu'

at a glance

Soil: damp, neutral, loam
Sun:
  
Zones: 4a thru 10b
Care:
average
Lifespan:
annual
Category:   
Attributes:

bird attracting

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description for "Grains: Sorghum bicolor 'Shallu'"

This diverse sorghum grass is widely used for grain or livestock forage. Typically grown as an annual, it is drought resistant and clump forming. The grains are also edible for human consumption, as its juice is a key ingredient in syrups. Great for attracting game birds, especially quail. Maturity in 110 days. Edited by S. Derr

History:

Seeds originally from Asia and North Africa

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