Vegetables Corn Dry Corn

Red Broom Corn
Broom Corn Seed

Product ID: 1586

Red seed heads.

Approx. 5 stems/plant. A mix of all the reds our supplier has to offer. Use in fall decorating, fresh or dried, or for traditional broom making. Small portions of the seed head can be cut and used as fillers in arrangements. 8–9' plants. Avg. 19,800 seeds/lb. Packet: 100 seeds.

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CULTURE: Direct seed from last frost date to mid-June. Sow seeds 1/8– 1/2" deep, 2" apart in rows 18–36" apart. Once plants are 4" tall, thin to 8–12" depending on use. Wider spacing will promote thicker stalks.
HARVEST: Harvest anytime after seed heads have developed. Plants will yield 5–10 stems each. Use in fall arrangements fresh or dried.
PACKET: 100 seeds, sows 10-16'.

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Quick Facts


Latin Name

Sorghum bicolor

Days To Maturity

Average number of days from seeding date to harvest, within a specific crop group. If a transplanted crop: average number of days from transplant date. Not sure if crop is direct-seeded or transplanted? Check the Growing Information box for details. If crop can be both direct-seeded or transplanted, days to maturity refers to direct seeding. Days to maturity for all flowers and herbs is calculated from seeding date.

85 - 110 Days

Life Cycle

Plants can be Annuals (single growing season), Perennials (grow year after year), Tender Perennials (grow year after year in warmer climates; and in some cases when given special protection in colder climates), or Biennials (require two years to mature).


Hybrid Status

Hybrid: The offspring of a cross between two or more distinct parent lines, usually of same species, and selected for improved traits.
Open-pollinated: A non-hybrid variety that can reproduce itself in kind, demonstrating relatively stable traits from one generation to the next.

Open Pollinated

Product Features

Use for Cut Flowers and Bouquets Use for Cut Flowers and Bouquets
Variety good for fresh cut-flower displays.
Ideal for Drying and Crafts Ideal for Drying and Crafts
Variety is excellent for creating dried flowers.

Use for Cut Flowers and Bouquets Ideal for Drying and Crafts