Heritage Status: Overseas
Bio-Region of Origin: Japan, Hawkes Bay
Number of Seeds: 250
Description: From the KUSA Ancient Grains Collection This is an easy to grow grain, as long as you have a system for keeping the birds off it. Barnyard millet is a traditional Japanese cultivar, and millet was once the main grain eaten in Japan. Barnyard millet is a tall variety growing to over two meters when in seed, and is a super high producer of carbon.
Planting Instructions: Scatter sow into trays early October. Transplant into beds when 5-8 cm high at 10 cm diagonal spacing. Harvest when seed begins falling and mature in green house before harvesting and winnowing.