Japanese Millet is warm season grass that is grown primarily for forage, wildlife habitat and of course is a favorite bird food.
Can tolerate wet soils once established. Commonly planted in wetlands, near ponds or along streams to attract water fowl.
It is robust with course, hairless leaves 4-20 inches long with stems that are thicker than most millets.
Grows 2-4' tall.
Japanese millet is a weed-suppressing cover crop that can grow up to 4 ft in 45 days.
Can tolerate several cuttings, but should reach 20 inches before cutting.
Plant 1/4" to 1/2" in depth.
Seeding Rate is 10-15 lbs. per acre