Pennisetum glaucum

Ornamental Millet Copper Prince


A dramatic ornamental millet providing tall panicles starting as a light caramel, shifting to a deeper copper color.


15 seeds per packet

24 in stock

Flower type:Spike
Life cycle:Annual
Climate:Prefers moderate temperatures, not frost hardy.
Sowing guide:Direct sow in spring or sow 2-3 seeds per cell in trays and transplant after 3-6 weeks. Do not let seedlings become root bound.
Germination guide:3-4 days @ 20 C. Cover seed with thin layer of vermiculite.
Position:Full Sun
Spacing:30 cm
Pinch:Not necessary
Flowering time:Spring sown flowers in Summer and Summer sown will flower in Autumn.
Final height:60-90 cm

Growing Tips:

Beautiful container specimen.

Harvesting Tips:

Harvest at various stages. Dark pinnacles at first turning ligter when pollen forms.

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