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Hybrid Pearl Millet

Hybrid Pearl MilletCover Crop Seed


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. 66,500 seeds/lb.

Product Price Qty
1871 Pound  $5.95 
1875 Pounds  $16.25 
18725 Pounds  $51.75 
18750 Pounds  $82.00 

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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Product Size Zone A Zone B Zone C Zone D
25 Pounds $11.00 $18.00 $86.00 $51.00
50 Pounds $15.00 $28.00 $139.00 $74.00

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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.
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.
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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