Field Crops

JAPANESE MILLET

#1248 | ECHINOCHLOA ESCULENTA

Summary

Japanese Millet has long been a favorite of waterfowl hunters due to its ability to grow in wet saturated soils. Japanese Millet can be a valuable food plot addition whether you are trying to attract waterfowl, turkey, quail, dove, pheasant or whitetail deer. Japanese Millet is a warm season grass that produces an abundance of grain in as little as 50 – 60 days. A common practice is to plant Japanese millet in a low area or slough, then allowing it to flood after it gets large enough to stand above the water level. Although Japanese millet is most commonly used for waterfowl, it is also quite drought and heat tolerant and will produce grain with very little rainfall. Many wildlife species will utilize the grain as the millet matures and falls over, making the grain easily accessible.

Plant Characteristics
Taxonomy

Zone

USDA Plant Hardiness Zones
2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9

Plant Characteristics

Height
24" - 48"
Leaf Color
Green
Growing Cycle
Annual
Sun Requirement
Full Sun

Plant Information

Planting Season
Summer
Plant Depth
0.5"
Minimum Soil Temp for Germination
65° F
Establishment
Easy

Seed Information

Seeds Per Pound
155,000
Kingdom
Plantae
Subkingdom
Tracheobionta
Super Division
Spermatophyta
Division
Magnoliophyta
Class
LILIOPSIDA
Subclass
COMMELINIDAE
Order
CYPERALES
Family
POACEAE
Genus
ECHINOCHLOA
Species
ECHINOCHLOA ESCULENTA

Coverage Area & Available Sizes

COVERAGE: 12-15 LBS PER ACRE

AVAILABLE SIZES:

Applications

Forage & Grazing

Cover Crop

Wildlife

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