DESCRIPTION :Higher yielding but less drought tolerant than hard red spring. Planted around the first fall frost, it will grow some then go dormant for the winter. Warm weather sparks rapid growth, and harvest within two months. Four feet tall.
BOTANICAL NAME : Triticum aestivum
DAYS TO MATURITY : 112-140 days
SEEDS PER PACKET: 1250 seeds, 150 square feet
SOURCE CODE: O
GERMINATION DAYS: 3-7
WHEN TO PLANT: Fall-early October
PLANTING DEPTH: 1-1.5"
GROWING INSTRUCTIONS: Start in flats 10 days before first fall frost or enough time to get established. Transplant 5" apart when 2-3" high. Can also be broadcast. Will go dormant in Winter, then get very active in early spring. Cease watering when 85% of the seed heads are golden and harvest when almost all are. Dry fully before storing. Matures in about 17-19 weeks. Best to plant as late as possible in Fall.
GROW BIOINTENSIVEŽ CULTURAL INFO: C/Matures 16-20/Harvest 0-4/Yield 4-26 grain, 12-72 dry biomass/Spacing 5"
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Tolerates winter cold