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Grains: Sorghum bicolor 'Onavas Red'

Botanical name: Sorghum bicolor 'Onavas Red'

Common name: sorghum

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Photo credit: Baker Creek Heirloom Seed Company
Grains: Sorghum bicolor 'Onavas Red'

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Soil: dry, neutral, loam
Sun:
  
Zones: 5a thru 11a
Care:
average
Lifespan:
annual
Category:   
Attributes:

climber, fall interest, bird attracting, edible, drought tolerant

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description for "Grains: Sorghum bicolor 'Onavas Red'"

Known for its bright color and sweet taste is 'Onavas Red' sorghum. This variety is widely recognized by its large, burgundy colored seed heads and characterized by its vigorous growth and multiple side shoots. Its juicy sap can be boiled down to make an amazing tasting syrup. Maturity in 100-120 days. Edited by S. Derr

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