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Hybrid Pearl Millet (F1)
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Hybrid Pearl Millet (F1)

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Product ID: 187

A warm-season, multicut forage grass and green manure.

Pearl Millet is a tall, erect bunchgrass that will grow 6-15' in height. It is high in protein, highly digestible, and free of prussic acid. Commonly used for hay, pasture, and silage for feeding cattle, horses, goats, and other livestock, it is also a very good green manure. Well adapted to low soil moisture, low fertility, and high temperatures. Does not germinate well in cool soils; plant only once soil has warmed. Avg. 60,000 seeds/lb.

Product Price Qty
1871 Pound  $5.80 
1875 Pounds  $15.95 
18725 Pounds  $50.75 
18750 Pounds  $92.00 

Quick Facts

Days to Maturity or Bloom:   60-70 bloom, 90-100 grain

Plant Cycle:   (A)  

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Farm Seed & Cover Crops | Comparison Chart

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25 Pounds $6.00 $13.00 $41.00 $18.25
50 Pounds $9.00 $20.00 $81.00 $30.00

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Growing Information

Forage Crops

USE: Pearl Millet is a warm-season grass that is used as a forage, cover, or grain crop.
CULTURE:
Pearl millet is well adapted to growing areas characterized by drought, low soil fertility, and high temperatures. It performs well in soils with high salinity or low pH, but prefers a pH of 6.0. Because of its tolerance to difficult growing conditions, it can be grown in areas where other grain crops, such as corn or wheat, would not survive.
SEEDING RATE:
Sow ½-1" deep. Rates vary from 4-10 lb./acre depending on seeding method. May be planted in rows, drilled, or broadcast. If the stand is not thick, it will send tillers out and fill in the gaps.


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