About Broom Corn
- Broom corn is a type of sorghum that grows 6′-15′ tall
- The crop does best in warm soils but can be grown in just about every state.
- Broom corn is harvested based on when the “brush” or tassel is best for making brooms.
- Arcola, Illinois is known as the “Broomcorn Capital of the World”
- One ton of broom corn brush can be used to make 80-100 dozen brooms
- Making brooms and whisk brooms