Hell's canyon Millet is a variety that is adapted to cool summers and is very productive. It adorns ornamental gardens with its beautiful dense buds from which it is easy to collect the seeds. The panicles are almost reddish brown and the leaves and stems are green streaked with purple.
Scientific Name: Setaria italica
Plant Life Cycle: annual
Optimal Germination Temperature: 26°C
Germination time in days: 5 days
Indicative Days to maturity: 50–60 days
Sunlight: Full sun
Soil requirement: Sandy, dry, well drained
Sowing and cultivation: Sow directly in the ground from May in a dry area of the garden , every 10 cm, in rows spaced 10 to 25 cm apart, or broadcast. Do not need too much water.