Foxtail Millet Red Jewel

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Foxtail Millet or Setaria italica Red Jewel grass seeds
The reason why it’s often called foxtail does not need an explanation. This beautiful annual grass turns from green to red and does not only look good, but it also attracts a lot of birds when the seeds ripen. Besides growing it as ornamental grass you can also pick the foxtail-shaped flowerheads as filler for your bouquets. Once dried this grass will keep its dark color for months. The plants are very drought tolerant and grow best in full sun.

Planting information to grow Foxtail Millet Red Jewel from seed:
Plant type: annual grass
Height: 80-100 centimeters
Position: full sun
Start: 4-6 weeks before the last frost under glass or after frost outside
Germination: 2-3 weeks at 15 to 20°C
Number of days until plants bloom: 60 days
Distance between the plants: 40 centimeters
Pinching: no
Number of seeds per pack: 250

How do I grow Setaria italica red jewel from seed?
You can start the seeds a few weeks before your last expected frost date in seed trays. Don’t sow foxtail millet seeds too late if you want the seeds to ripen because this grass is not winterhardy. Sow seeds in well-draining seed compost and plant the seedlings out after the last expected frost date. plant them 40 cm apart in well-draining soil and in full sun.

Specifications

Weight 15 g
Plant type

Annual

Flower height

100 – 120 cm

Sun requirements

Full sun

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