200 (300)cm, Blue Perl Millet is a fast growing annual with impressively tall stems crowned by dense spikes with small round seeds which are beloved by birds in late summer and autumn. It is native of dryish sunny spots in Africa and in especially in India it has been widely cultivated for thousand of years for its edible seeds which are roasted and ground into flour. Easily cultivated in any rich, well drained soil in full sun. Sow directly to the ground after the last freezing nights in late spring or early summer . VII-X.