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Organic Westar Hard Red Wheat

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westar hard red wheat seedOrganic Westar Hard Red Wheat

Triticum aestivum

Very Rare.  Pkg contains only 25 seeds. 

 

Westar wheat was developed in 1934 cooperatively by the Texas Agric. Exp. Station and USDA Division of Cereal Crops and Diseases.  It was released to the public in 1944.

Hard red winter wheat.

USDA says..."Superior characteristics of Westar included resistance to some races of leaf rust, high yielding ability, excellent milling and baking properties, and improved test weight, as compared to Tenmarq."

Recommended for the Panhandle and Plains of Texas. 

2,169,798 acres were estimated planted in 1949.

Heads are awned.

Seed heads avg. 4" in length, but some will reach 8".

Plant height is an avg. of 3'6".

10-30% lodging noted in our high wind conditions.

Average of 10 seed heads per plant, but can have as many as 19 (that is outstanding).

Very high gluten content unlike any other we have tried. 

Very Rare.  Pkg contains only 25 seeds. 

 

 

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