Millet and Sorghum Seed

Cover crops for game and forage cover. Buy Online or Call 0800 883 0169 for Advice. Boston Seeds are wholesale online seed suppliers for Private Individuals, Businesses and Farming Groups.

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White Millet Seed

White millet is a popular choice as it provides cover and a source of food. Particularly attractive to English and French partridges.

  • Produces a plentiful supply of small seeds for birds
  • Often sown in conjunction with maize or kale
  • It is vigorous and will grow to a height of up to 90cm
  • Thicker leaved and higher seed production than red millet
  • Sowing rate: 5kg acre. Pack size: 10kg
Red Millet Seed

Red Millet is best sown alongside other crops to provide a source of food which will help to keep birds in the covers. 

  • Will produce a plentiful supply of small seeds for birds
  • Often sown in conjunction with maize or kale
  • Red millet is earlier maturing than white millet
  • Susceptible to frost
  • Sowing rate: 5kg acre. Pack size: 10kg
Japanese Reed Millet Seed

Japanese Reed Millet is a stronger and more hardier member of the millet family when compared to Red and White Millet.

  • Stronger plant than others of the millet family
  • Improved winter hardiness
  • Mix with white millet to provide an excellent cover and feed crop
  • Sowing rate: 5kg per acre. Pack size: 10kg
Ambush Millet Mix

A mix of white and Japanese reed millet. The white millet provides a source of food  whilst the Japanese reed millet provides cover.

  • The strong reed millet plant provides long season cover for flushing
  • White millet will provide the feed to hold the birds in the cover
  • Winter hardy allowing it to be used through the shooting season
  • 40% White Millet, 40% Red Millet, 20% Japanese Reed Millet
  • Sowing rate: 5kg per acre. Pack Size: 10kg
Top Flush Millet Mix

A blend of carefully selected red, white & panorama millets. Can be cross drilled or broadcast in maize crops to add feed value and warmth.

  • Mixture ensures a wider window of seed shed
  • Feed value from September to December
  • Provides a good feed block if sown adjacent to maize
  • Contains red, panorama and white millets
  • Sowing rate 5kg/acre. Packsize 10kg
Dwarf Hybrid Sorghum Seed

Short stemmed, sturdy, broad leaved and has a substantial seed head. Its shorter growing habit is ideal for exposed sites.

  • Average height 1 - 1.25m
  • Often sown alongside maize, see Four Ten Mixture
  • Very good standing power due to short growth habit
  • Ideal cover providing a warm holding area for birds
  • Sowing rate 12kg per acre. Pack size: 8kg. Treated seed
Giant Sorghum Seed

Giant Sorghum is a cross between Sorghum and Sudan Grass Hybrid. It can grow over two metres tall providing excellent cover.

  • Produces warm and dense cover that can grow 2-3 metres tall.
  • Deep roots help it to withstand drought conditions
  • Works well as a windbreak protect more vulnerable crops
  • Sorghum is useful for flushing as it encourages the birds to lift above the cover
  • Sowing rate: 12kg per acre. Pack size: 12kg. Fungicide treated seed
Intermediate Sorghum Seed

Intermediate Sorghum as the name suggests grows to a height between the Giant and Dwarf varieties. 

  • Grows to a height of around 1.5 metres.
  • Useful as a wind break around other game cover crops
  • Tall cover provides birds with protection from overhead predators
  • Similar to maize but does not produce a cob
  • Sowing rate: 10kg per acre. Pack Size: 10kg. Fungicide treated seed
Over 'n' Under Sorghum Mix

Mix of two differing heights of sorghum. The Dwarf Sorghum gives birds protection from predators and Giant Sorghum acts as a windbreak.

  • Creates thick and sturdy cover which will last for a full season
  • Best sown from May-June
  • 90% Dwarf Sorghum, 10% Giant Sorghum
  • Sowing rate: 10kg per acre. Pack size 10kg