(Eleusine coracana) 95 days. A highly productive, drought-tolerant variety that is very ornamental, especially as a border. Annual plants, 3 ft. high, produce seed heads that resembles the claws of a dragon’s foot. A staple food in India and Africa, with good flavor, though the seeds are difficult to separate from chaff. Pkt (2 g, 1050 seeds)

Growing instructions: Direct seed or transplant (transplants well) after soil has warmed after last frost, spacing 4-6 in. apart, and harvest the dried seed heads as they mature.
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Grains & Cover Crops

Our Grain Growing Guide covers Amaranth, Rice, and Sorghum. See variety descriptions for other crops on this page.
Corn is listed separately from these grains. Seed for grain corn can be found here as dent, flint, and flour corn, as gourdseed corn, and as popcorn.