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.