Pearl Millet is an upright summer annual bunch grass. It has broad, flat, pointed leaves with serrated edges with cattail like inflorescences. It uses low amounts of water which makes it great in heat and drought environments. It utilizes the wind to self-pollinate. It is best if grazed between 24-30 inches tall.
Drainage: Poorly to well-drained soils Fertility: Very good tolerance of low fertility pH Level: 5.5 – 7.5 Min. Soil Germ. Temp: 65°F Avg seeds/lb: 82,300 Inoculate: NR* Height: 2-4 feet Emergence: 7 days Drought & Heat: Excellent heat and drought tolerance Flooding: Does not tolerate flooding or ponding