DESCRIPTION :Heirloom wheat with outstanding flavor. This is a hard wheat that makes excellent bread. Four feet tall with long spreading awns. Adapted to dry soil and low to medium fertility. Grown in Kansas and the mountain west for decades.
BOTANICAL NAME : Triticum aestivum
DAYS TO MATURITY : 112-140 days
SEEDS PER PACKET: 70 seeds, 10 square feet
SOURCE CODE: GB
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