Broom corn has been used to make brooms for generations. Today many still enjoy growing to "craft" their own brooms for sweeping and decorating. The colorful seeds and stems may be used to create gorgeous arrangements, and the strong stems may be used as stakes. Broom corn is actually a tall grass and forms majestic fan-shaped seed heads instead of ears of corn. Fun for all ages. Broom corn is a beautiful and useful plant. Grows 8-12' tall. Matures in 110 days.
Harvesting tip: Harvest for broom use when the peduncles turn completely from yellow to pale green prior to seed maturity.