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GROW BIOINTENSIVEŽ CULTURAL INFO: C/ Matures 16-20/ Harvest 0-4/ Yield 4-26 grain, 12-72 dry biomass/ Spacing 5"
SEEDS PER PACKET: 1250
SOURCE CODE: O
APPROXIMATE GERMINATION DAYS: 7-10
SOIL TEMPERATURE FOR GERMINATION: 40F
PLANTING DEPTH: 1-1˝"
WHEN TO PLANT: Fall
PACKET INSTRUCTIONS: Start in flats in late summer - about 3 months before your first fall frost. In cold regions it may be much later, but start as early as you can. Transplant 5" apart when 2-3" high. They can also be broadcasted when soil temps reach 40F degrees. Cease watering when 85% of the seed heads are golden and harvest when seeds can not be cut with your thumbnail. Cut stalks as close to the soil as possible (leaving roots in garden bed to decompose). Hang your harvest to dry in a cool, well ventilated area until it is completely dry. Then thresh and winnow.
BOTANICAL NAME: Triticum aestivum
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 spring weather will cause
rapid new growth.