Grass Seeds - Foxtail Millet 

Grass Seeds - Foxtail Millet 

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  • Used to stabilize disturbed soil sites
  • Popularly used in floral arrangements
  • Dry to medium soil moisture
  • Grows four to five feet high
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Life Cycle Annual
Planting Season Spring
Color Green
Growth Habit Upright
Plant Height 36-60 inches
Bloom Season Summer

Plant Characteristics Easy to Grow & Maintain, Edible, Fast Growing
Use Cut Flower Garden, Dried Flowers
Growing Conditions Drought Tolerant, Outdoor

About Grass Seeds - Foxtail Millet 

Setaria italica

Seed Type Open Pollinated Seed

Native to southern Asia, Foxtail Millet has been cultivated for thousands of years! In the US, Foxtail Millet is usally grown in the northern and western great plains. This warm-season annual can grow in semi-arid conditions and is often used for summer grazing. Floral enthusiasts admire the rustic look of its three to six inch golden heads and the interest it gives to arrangements.

Planting Information

Planting Grass Seeds - Foxtail Millet 

Planting Season Spring
Sowing Method Direct Sow
Light Requirement Full Sun
Planting Depth 1/8 inch
Plant Spacing 1/2 to 1 inch
Plant Height 36-60 inches
Water Needs Low
Hardiness Zones 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
View our Ornamental Grass Seed Planting Guide to learn more.


Amount Recommended Coverage
Packet Up to 80 Sq. Ft