Lawrence pearl millet is a high-quality summer annual forage tropical grass that originates in sub-Saharan Africa. Lawrence pearl millet is a dwarf to semi-dwarf plant type. Traditionally grown in regions too hot and dry for maize and sorghums, Lawrence pearl millet is probably the most drought-resistant summer grain crop. Lawrence pearl millet is best suited to sandy or light loams and moist but well-drained soils. The crop has a high-temperature requirement for growth and usually flowers from 40 to 55 days.
Key Benefits & Features:
» Fast to establishment and first graze in 6 to 8 weeks
» Suitable for grazing and hay production
» Requires soil temps of 20 degree’s plus for germination
» No animal health issues, unlike sorghums
» Varieties available: Lawrence (semi-dwarf type)