TROPICAL PLANT ENCYCLOPEDIA


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Pennisetum sp., Pennisetum
Pennisetum glaucum (Pearl Millet)

Pennisetum sp.

Pennisetum
Family: Poaceae   (Formerly:Poaceae / Gramineae)
Subfamily: Panicoideae
Large shrub 5-10 ftSmall shrub 2-5 ftFull sunRegular waterModerate waterUnusual colorOrnamental foliageSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

The genus includes a number of species grown for ornamental purposes, as food, and as pasture.





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