German (Foxtail) Millet
Used as a cover crop and for pasture and haylage; a good supplemental hay for cattle and sheep; seed in the spring or summer; provides food for wildlife.
General Product Information:
Item Number: SETITA01
Species Type: Naturalized
Cover Crops, Forage & Pasture Sites, Grasses & Grass-like Species, Wildlife Habitat & Food Plots
Classification: Herbaceous Annual, Herbaceous Annual
Characteristics: A slender, leafy, erect growing warm season bunchgrass with a shallow root system and short growing season.
Habitat: Grows best in well-drained loamy soils with low moisture.
Bloom Period: Summer
Foliage Color: Green
Height: Up to 5.0 Ft
Minimum Root Depth: 8 in
pH: 5.3 – 6.9
Indicator Regions (view map & key):
Northcentral & Northeast: FACU
Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: FACU
Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: FACU
Shade: Full Sun
Approximate seeds per lb: 217,000
Seeding Rate: Expect to apply about 30 lb per acre.
Truax Seedbox: Coarse-High Rates or Fluffy-Low Rates