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Grains: Sorghum bicolor 'White Broom Corn'

Botanical name: Sorghum bicolor 'White Broom Corn'

Common name: sorghum

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Photo credit: Baker Creek Heirloom Seed Company
Grains: Sorghum bicolor 'White Broom Corn'

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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 'White Broom Corn'"

A colorful and historical sorghum variety is 'White Broom Corn.' This selection was originally used to make brooms in early Colonial America. It is characterized by its yellowish/cream colored seed heads which grow on sturdy stalks. In today's market, its a common grain in most cattle feed. Maturity in 100-120 days. Edited by S. Derr

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