Turkey Red Wheat - Bulk (Triticum aestivum)
Turkey Red is a heritage hard red winter wheat originally from Turkey. In the 1870s, this hardy heirloom traveled with Russian Mennonite immigrants to Kansas. It is celebrated for its exceptional flavor and baking qualities.
- ½ pound of seeds minimum
- Germination: 3-4 days
- Maturity: 110-125 days
- Broadcast in full sun around first frost date or up to 3 weeks before.
- Loosen soil before scattering 30-40 seeds per square foot; plant 1" deep.
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I am trying out several wheat varieties and so far this one has been the best one for my area. I planted it in the fall and it looks thick and green right now. I live in NE AL. I have up to this point only tried wheat in pots, so this is a new experience and I am enjoying watching it grow. Not sure if the other varieties will catch up and do better later, or not. But I really wish I had grown more of this one!