|Sun Requirements:||Full Sun
|Soil pH Preferences:||Strongly acid (5.1 – 5.5)
Moderately acid (5.6 – 6.0)
Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
|Minimum cold hardiness:||Zone 2 -45.6 °C (-50 °F) to -42.8 °C (-45°F)
|Maximum recommended zone:||Zone 11
|Plant Height:||1 to 8 feet|
Other: Panicles of purplish seed heads containing shiny, oval reddish brown seeds.
|Fruiting Time:||Late summer or early fall
|Bloom Size:||Under 1"
Late summer or early fall
Sorghum is in the grass family and is closely related to corn. In fact, when it's young it is nearly impossible to differentiate it from corn. If anyone ever tells you they have volunteer corn in their garden, you can sound smart by guessing that it's sorghum.
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