120 Days. Colored seeds in red, deep brown, purple and other mixed shades cover the seed heads of this mixture. The colored brooms are ideal for dried arrangements as well as hand tied brooms and crafts.
There are many varieties of broom corn. Each variety will bear different seed heads with varying colors of seeds. This Mixed Colors Broom Corn seed is, as the name implies, a mixture of many different broom corn varieties.
The colors that predominate in this mixture include gold, bronze, brown, black, burgundy, red, white/cream, "natural", and all shades of these colors. The seed heads form at the top of the plant (instead of a tassel) and vary in length from 24-36 inches long.
Some of the seed stock varieties included in this mixture: Apache Red, Japanese Dwarf, Black Seeded, Texas Black Amber, Tennessee Red, Nicaraguan Broom, Keply #1 & #2, , Ramirez South Chile Line, Iowa Red, Is-3226, Hadley Kidd, Moyer Sonnen, Sattie Museum, Moyer Jensen Gold, African Sweet Sorghum, White Popping Sorghum, Hungarian Red, Hungarian Black, and many special Hadley varieties.
Most have maturities of 100-110 days, but the broom corn heads can be harvested for brooms or ornamental uses anytime after the seed head develops.