Proso Millet

Panicum miliaceum
SKU: 835865080191-835865080207
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Overview

Proso millet is a warm season annul grass. It is widely adapted across the United States with notable heat and drought tolerance. It has one of the lowest water requirements of the cereal grains and can be a great summer cover crop in dry growing regions. It does not grow well on wet soils due to its shallow root system. Proso millet is a favored food source for bobwhite quail, turkey, pheasants, mourning doves, and song birds. This crop requires warm growing conditions and should not be planted until soil temperatures reach 65 degrees Fahrenheit or above.
Supported Species Cattle, Poultry, Deer, Upland Game Birds, Song Birds
Primary Usage Wildlife, Cover Crop

Specifications

Sun Requirement Full Sun
Soil Preference Well Drained, Moderately Drained, Holds Moisture
Soil pH 6.0-7.0
Days to Maturity 60-75 Days
Height when mature 3-4 Feet
Fertilizer Perform a soil test for exact recommendations.
Hardiness Tender

Planting Dates

Northern Zone Early/Mid Summer
Mid/Late Summer
Transitional Zone Early/Mid Summer
Mid/Late Summer
Southern Zone Early/Mid Summer
Mid/Late Summer

Planting Requirements

Planting Depth 1 inch
Seeding Rate 15-25 lbs./acre
climatesmap
Northern Zone -60 To -10 F
-50 To -23 C
Transitional Zone -10 To 20 F
-23 To -6 C
Southern Zone 20 To 70 F
-6 To 21 C

How To Plant

    Planting Requirements

    Planting Depth 1 inch
    Seeding Rate 15-25 lbs./acre
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    Pickup Option

    Windsor, Wisconsin 

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    • Deer Creek Seed Co. Warehouse 

      6115 Pepsi Way 

      Windsor, WI 53598, USA