Wildlife

Hegari Forage Sorghum

#1237 | SORGHUM BICOLOR

Summary

Hegari is a full-season, open pollinated, white-seeded sorghum. Hegari is a dual purpose used widely for grain and forage, and is also popular for game birds. Hegari produces very juicy, sweet stalks and leaves that are palatable, very drought tolerant, and can handle poorer soil quality or types.

Plant Characteristics
Taxonomy

Zone

Regional Growing Zone
1 - Northwest Coastal, 2 - California Coastal, 3 - Southern Mountain, 4 - Mountain, 5 - Midwest, 6 - Northeast Lakes, 7 - Great Lakes South, 8 - Appalacia, 9 - Southeast, 10 - South Florida, 11 - South Texas, 12 - Southwest
USDA Plant Hardiness Zones
2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Temperature Zone
Warm, Cool, Transitional

Plant Characteristics

Height
36" - 60"
Maturity
120 Days to mid bloom

Plant Information

Planting Season
Summer
Plant Depth
1" - 1.5"
Minimum Soil Temp for Germination
62° F
Establishment
Easy

Seed Information

Seeds Per Pound
14,000
Kingdom
Plantae
Subkingdom
Tracheobionta
Super Division
Spermatophyta
Division
Magnoliophyta
Class
LILIOPSIDA
Subclass
COMMELINIDAE
Order
CYPERALES
Family
POACEAE
Genus
SORGHUM
Species
SORGHUM BICOLOR

Coverage Area & Available Sizes

COVERAGE: 20 - 25 lbs per acre

AVAILABLE SIZES:

Applications

Forage & Grazing

Field Crops

Wildlife

Cover Crop

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