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White Mountain Apache Sorghum Organic

€2,40 EUR

This old variety originating from the Apache people produces large panicles full of red seeds. Sorghum bicolor is a dye plant whose use is quite widespread in Africa. It is the sheaths of the leaves, often colored red, that are used for the anthocyanin content.

Scientific Name: Sorghum bicolor

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.