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Pennisetum (Pearl Millet Grass)

Pearl Millet Grass is a tropical, tall growing species and belongs to a broad genus from tropical and temperate climates. Several species are perennial, yet maybe grown as annuals as well. Pearl Millet Grass makes ornamental, bluish green round seeds in dense terminal, upright hold inflorescences above long, broad leaves. Seeds are edible and are roasted and ground for the preparation of a flour for baking bread. For any rich, well drained, rather rocky soil in full sun.
Sow in any rich, well drained substrate at some 20°C under glass in early spring. Carefully transplant seedlings to their final spot in the garden after the last freezing nights from end of spring to early summer.
20 seeds per package.
Pennisetum glaucum (Black Perl Millet)

Pennisetum glaucum (Black Perl Millet)

120 (160)cm, Black Perl Millet is an extremely beautiful color variant from the bluish-green common species. It has dark reddish-brown, almost black leaves, stems and inflorescences. As the species it is a fast growing annual with dense candel-like spikes in late summer and autumn. Easily cultivated in any rich, well drained soil in full sun. Sow directly to the ground after the last freezing nights in late spring or early summer. VII-X.
20 seeds per package.

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seed package8082 € 2,99*
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