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Organic Rohde Wheat

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SKU17608

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soft white wheatOrganic Rohde Wheat

Triticum aestivum subsp. compactum

Very Rare.  Pkg contains only 25 seeds. 

 

USDA says about Rohde wheat...."Soft white winter club wheat. Semi-dwarf with strong, yellow straw. Spike awned, clavate, short, compact and laterally compressed. Spike 4-5cm. Awns 4-6cm. Glumes glabrous, bronze. Kernels small, white, soft, laterally compressed with small, short brush and narrow, shallow crease. Adapted to both dryland and irrigated conditions. Little or no lodging. Resistance to stripe rust. Moderately resistant to Cephalosporium stripe and common bunt. Moderately susceptible to leaf rust, powdery mildew & Septoria. Susceptible to strawbreaker footrot. Excellent yield potential. Acceptable milling and baking attributes."

Awned.

Soft Whtie Winter wheat.

Adapted to the Pacific Northwest.

Average plant height is 4'.

Seed Head length is 3"-4".

Average of 6-7 seed heads per plant.

Our field test noted 20-30% lodging unlike the USDA.  We also noted that the dry seed heads shatter easily.  Best to harvest a bit early to avoid shattering.

Simple threshing techniques:
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