A Heirloom millet that deserves its name
Purple Majesty Millet is a magnificent Heirloom variety of purple color millet that produces long ears of 30 cm. They can be used before maturity for making bouquets and are edible. At full maturity the seeds are easily harvested.
Scientific Name: Pennisetum glaucum
Plant Life Cycle: annual
Optimal Germination Temperature: 22-25°C
Germination time in days: 3 - 5 days
Indicative Days to maturity: 60 days
Sunlight: Full sun
Soil requirement: Sandy, dry, well drained
Sowing and cultivation: Sow directly in the ground from May , every 10 cm, in rows spaced 10 to 25 cm apart, or broadcast.