Japanese Millet is an annual millet that attracts a wide variety of wildlife including deer, ducks, quail, and dove. It is primarily used in plots for water fowl and is ideal for wet land or plots that are in flood areas. A rapid growing millet that produces ripe grain in 45 days after seeding. It grows as an erect plant 2-4 feet tall with a panicle inflorescence made up of 5-1 sessile branches with brownish to purple spike seeds. A warm season annual best adapted to medium to heavy soils and should be planted as a pure stand field crop. Performs well in areas that are wet and may be flooded at maturity. Japanese millet is usually grown as a late season grass.
- Soil Types:Medium, heavy moist
- Seeding Rate: 25-35 lbs. per acre
- Planting Depth: ¼-½ inch
- Planting Date: April-Sept.