Rox Orange Cane Forage Sorghum


  • Medium, early-maturing forage sorghum developed for sweet syrup
  • Can reach 8’ to 12’ tall for high silage tonnage
  • Similar appearance to corn, except seed head is on top.
  • Old-timers interplanted this with silage corn.

Best Use: Good choice for silage, syrup production, and grazing. Seed can be harvested for feed.

Adaptation: Drought tolerant and likes hot weather.

Management: Manage potential for prussic acid and nitrate build-up.

Planting Date: Late May to early July (soil 62°F+)

Seeding: Row plant, drill, or broadcast 10-20 lbs/acre 1” deep

$70.00 / 50lb Bag

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Additional information

Weight 51 lbs