Hybrid Pearl Millet blowing in the wind
Alta/Advanta® | Field Crops

WONDERLEAF PEARL MILLET

#1254 | Pennisetum glaucum

Summary

Wonderleaf is a hybrid pearl millet from Alta Seeds. Pearl millet is a bushy type of plant that offers high yield potential in growing areas characterized by drought, low soil fertility, and high temperature. It grows quickly and can produce with as little as 16 inches of water.

• Bush type hybrid with high yield potential
• Tall, upright and heavy tillering
• Excellent for warm season pasture or hay
• Widely adapted to many diverse
geographic regions
• No prussic acid concerns

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
Temperature Zone
Warm, Cool, Transitional

Plant Characteristics

Height
24" - 60"
Leaf Color
Green
Growing Cycle
Annual
Sun Requirement
Full Sun
Maturity
Early

Plant Information

Planting Season
Summer
Plant Depth
0.5" - 1"
Minimum Soil Temp for Germination
65° F
Establishment
Easy

Seed Information

Seeds Per Pound
80,000
Kingdom
Plantae
Subkingdom
Tracheobionta
Super Division
Spermatophyta
Division
Magnoliophyta
Class
LILIOPSIDA
Subclass
COMMELINIDAE
Order
CYPERALES
Family
POACEAE
Genus
PENNEISETUM
Species
Pennisetum glaucum

Coverage Area & Available Sizes

COVERAGE: 12-15 LBS PER ACRE DRILLED OR 20-25 LBS PER ACRE BROADCAST

AVAILABLE SIZES:

Applications

Forage & Grazing

Cover Crop

Field Crops

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