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Organic Harvest King Wheat

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wheat seedOrganic Harvest King Wheat

Triticum aestivum

Very Rare.  Pkg contains only 25 seeds. 

 

Introduced in 1894 by the J.A. Everitt Seed Co.

Thought to be a selection of "Poole" wheat.  The origin of Poole is unknown, but had been grown since 1884.

Hailed to be the best and most productive wheat of its time by farmers and bakers alike. 

"Its milling qualities are all that can be desired -A No. 1- and sought after by millers."

35-40 bushels an acre in 1901 on land that was only manured. 

Stands the winters well. 

Unawned.

Average plant height is 4'.  As with many old heirloom wheats that are tall, lodging can occur in high wind areas or heavy rain storms.

Seed Head length is 3"-5".

Average of 8 seed heads per plant.

Threshes extremely easy. 

Susceptible to stripe rust and Russian Aphids.

Was historically grown in Arkansas, Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, Missouri, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia. 

Simple threshing techniques:
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