Sorghum, Black Broom Corn

Sorghum bicolor

An important historical crop for broom making. This variety grows extremely tall producing long fibrous seed heads laden with black shiny seeds. Gorgeous dried in floral arrangements.

 

 

Broomcorn grows similarly to ear corn and requires full sun and fertile, well-drained soil.

  • USDA Hardiness Zone(s): Annual
  • Exposure: Full Sun
  • Height: 8-10'