Jade Princess is the latest in millets bred for ornamental qualities. It’s a top-notch sun foliage plant with intense chartreuse leaves that contrasts prettily with the fragrant dark brown upright plumes. Ht 1-1.2 m (3-4 ft).
Very easy to grow. Direct seed in garden after the soil has thoroughly warmed in the spring, covering seed lightly with soil. Keep moist until all seedlings appear. For earlier flowers start seeds indoors 4 to 6 weeks in advance of intended date for moving plants to the garden. Germinates best at 21 C (72 F) usually in 7 to 21 days. Reduce temperature after seeds sprout to 15 C (60 F). Fertilize every 2 weeks with 10-52-17 and liquid seaweed for strong healthy plants. Garden spacing 1 m (36 in) apart.
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