B and T World Seeds' reference number:
The average, annual, minimum temperature zone where Pennisetum glaucum is cold hardy
USDA Zone:7 0° to 10°F (-17.5° to -12.5°C)
|Type of plant - annual
Flower or inflorescence:
BROWN, BLUISH tinge, infl. to 50cm. long
to 1m.x5cm. flat. cord
|Pennisetum glaucum sales history
Synonyms (alternative names) for Pennisetum glaucum:
|Chaetochloa glauca, Chamaeraphis glauca, Holcus spicatus, Panicum glaucum, Panicum spicatum, Pennisetum americanum, Pennisetum glaucum, Pennisetum leonis, Pennisetum spicatum, Pennisetum typhoides, Pennisetum typhoideum, Setaria glauca, Setaria lutescens,|
Common names for Pennisetum glaucum:
|African Millet, Indian Millet, Katherine Pearl Millet, Pearl Millet,|
is included in the following
B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories.
|19||: Everlasting and Dried Flower Seeds Australian and Other|
|44||: Cut flowers Commercial and other Recommended Varieties|
|61||: Economic Fodder Plant Seed List|
|90||: Cereals, Legumes, and other Food and Oilseed Plants|
|145||: Grasses Seed List|
|Mainly low growing herbage with blade like leaves, for all Gramineae see list 713|
|185||: Plant Species whose germination is improved by Smoke|
|"Smoke" contains a butenolide compound produced by certain plants when heated, it speeds up or starts the germination of seeds from many different genera.|
Some knowledge about growing from seed is necessary to germinate even the easiest seeds.
Most seeds require humidity to germinate, even desert plants like
require that their growing medium remains moist until germination.|
Most seeds require oxygen to germinate, if buried too deep in their growing medium, or if the medium is too wet,
the seeds may not get the oxygen they require.
Pennisetum glaucum seeds will usually germinate in 10-90 days, even under good conditions germination may be erratic.