Sorghum, Mixed Colors Broom Corn

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 Quick Facts:

  • Colorful mix of broom corn
  • Tall, early, and great for short seasons
  • Easy to grow

Sorghum bicolor

95-100 days.  Broom corn, called such as the seed stalks are traditionally used to make brooms, is a really fun plant grow!  It thrives in heat and sunshine and it does great in our hot desert summers.  This mix is made up of many colors, meaning the seed heads range from maroon to green to blue to black and purple!  Great as decoration, bird seed, or whole kernels can be cooked like brown rice and used just like rice, quinoa, or couscous, in a traditional sorghum porridge.  This mix gets 12-15 ft. tall.

How to grow it:  

Germ Temp

Indoor Start

Germ Days

Frost Tolerant


Seed Depth

Plant/Row Spacing


Not rec.

4-15 d.





After all danger of frost has passed, plant 2 seeds 12" apart in rows 18" apart. Thin to one strong plant per row foot. Allow seed heads to mature and dry on the plant as long as weather remains dry.

Seed specs:  Packet size:  5 g. ~160 seeds