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 and harvested in the middle of September. The plant reached a height of about 7′ and had no issues with lodging.
Allu Jola is not suitable for processing into syrup.
CAUTION: Fresh sorghum leaves after frost can develop a toxicity to cloven-hoofed animals.
Seed Saving: Isolate sorghum varieties by 1/2 mile