Category Archives: Sorghum

Ba-Yi-Qi Grain Sorghum

This one was a real find, maturing in 75 – 80 days from direct seeding. It is a heirloom cultivar from Central Asia. In Chinese, “ba-yi-qi” means “uniform 8-leaf”. The plant reach about 7′ in height and the leaves begin … Continue reading

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Allu Jola “popping” Sorghum

This popping sorghum is a landrace cultivar from India. It is fairly early compared to Nerum Boer and is also considered to be one of the best culinary popping sorghum varieties available. I direct seeded on the 21st of May … Continue reading

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Nerum Boer “popping” Sorghum

This grain sorghum comes from South Sudan.  It is used as a popping sorghum but can also be used for syrup as it has a high brix and sucrose content. The plants are very drought tolerant. They can reach upwards of … Continue reading

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White Milo

Sorghum Bicolor          110 days White Milo is a type of sorghum grown for its grain. Sorghum grain is considered a staple food source in its native Africa. Here in the U.S., sorghum is primarily grown for livestock feed. This trend is changing … Continue reading

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Dale Sorghum

Sorghum bicolor          110 days Sorghum originated in Africa where it has been cultivated for over 4000 years. There are four main types of sorghum. Cane sorghum is grown for syrup production. Grain sorghum is grown for animal feed and for human … Continue reading

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