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Wheat Red Winter Seed (lb)

Wheat Red Winter Seed (lb)

Quick Growing Cover Crop

Cool season cover crop. Plant in the fall and harvest the following summer. Grains can be harvest and cooked as a cereal, sprouted for salads or milled into flour.

  • Application Rate: 100 lb/acre
  • Inoculant: NA
  • Plant Height: 3'
  • Uses: Adds organic matter in a short period of time, weed competition, provide erosion control, grazing or seed harvested for grain.
  • Facts to Note: Winter wheat must sprout and grow in the fall and then go through vernalization (flowering ability in the spring after exposure to prolonged cold temperatures) in order to produce grain the following summer.

For more information on harvesting and storing grains, please check out our Resource Center.

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Description

Cool season cover crop. Plant in the fall and harvest the following summer. Grains can be harvest and cooked as a cereal, sprouted for salads or milled into flour.

  • Application Rate: 100 lb/acre
  • Inoculant: NA
  • Plant Height: 3'
  • Uses: Adds organic matter in a short period of time, weed competition, provide erosion control, grazing or seed harvested for grain.
  • Facts to Note: Winter wheat must sprout and grow in the fall and then go through vernalization (flowering ability in the spring after exposure to prolonged cold temperatures) in order to produce grain the following summer.

For more information on harvesting and storing grains, please check out our Resource Center.

Shipping Information

Ships from Northern CA.

Shipping Weight: 1.1 lb

Dimensions: 8.0"L x 5.0"W x 1.5"H

Features

  • California Native
  • Cold Hardy
  • Down to 25°F
  • Helps Control Erosion
  • Loosens Heavy Soils
  • Provides Quick Growth
  • Tolerates Poor Drainage

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K
Kristin
Cover crop for raised bed

I planted this as a winter cover crop in my raised beds (zone 6a). Germination has been successful and I feel a little bad terminating it for my spring planting!

R
Ramshackle farmers
Winter Red Wheat

Very prompt delivery and the wheat germinated quickly to a good stand.

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