Also known as
Foxtail millet, Foxtail millet, Dwarf setaria, Foxtail bristle-grass, Giant setaria, Green foxtail, Italian millet, German millet and Hungarian millet
How to care for Italian Millet
Italian Millet needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Washington, District of Columbia.
Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.
November 27th, 2021
Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Washington is currently low 📉.
The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in determ…
November 27th, 2021
Washington is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!
The amount of sunlight in Washington is expected to decrease by 29.4% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 7.5 megajoules of energy per m…
November 25th, 2021
This month, Washington is getting an average of 9.1 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.
Hours of daylight will decrease by 11.4% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 9.3 total hours of d…
Italian Millet love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to ensure it receives enough light to survive during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Washington, District of Columbia ⛅.
Italian Millet does not tolerate low-light 🚫.
Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.
By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.
To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Italian Millet after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.
November 26th, 2021
The growing potential in Washington is very low 📉.
Repotting in late fall or winter when the day lengths are shorter can be very stressful for a plant and cause it to go into shock.
It's best …