Setaria italica

Ornamental Millet Lime light


A wonderful ornamental grass with bowing lime green panicles.


30 seeds per packet

286 in stock


Whether you are growing flowers or vegetables or both, growing your own plants from seed, is one of the most rewarding things for any gardener and you don’t even need a green thumb to do it. With our guidance, it couldn’t be easier!

Flower type:Spike
Life cycle:Annual
Climate:Prefers moderate temperatures, not frost hardy.
Sowing guide:Direct sow (recommended) in September to November. Alternatively sow in trays and transplant after 3-6 weeks. Do not let seedlings become root bound.
Germination guide:7-10 days @ 20 C. Cover seed with thin layer of vermiculite.
Position:Full Sun
Spacing:5-10 cm
Pinch:Not necessary
Flowering time:Spring sown will flower in Summer and Summer sown will flower in Autumn.
Final height:90-120 cm

Harvesting Tips:

Harvest at various stages.