Heirloom and Open-pollinated seeds
  • Red Broom Corn


    Sorghum bicolor

    Great for fall decorating or for traditional broom making.  Not a true corn, at all, broom corn is actually a sorghum.  To prepare the stalks for making broom, they were traditionally 'tabled', cut and bent horizontal to allow the brushes to continue to harden and prevent them from bending due to their weight.

    Growing information:  Direct sow in fertile soil in a location that gets plenty of full sunlight after the last frost and when the soil has warmed.  Sow seeds 1/8" to 1/2" deep about 2-3" apart in rows 24"-36" apart.  Fertilize with plenty of nitrogen, as these are heavy feeders.  Harvest when seed heads are developed.

    Min 100 seeds