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Organic Tres Wheat Seed

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Triticum aestivum

Pkg contains 25 seeds.

 

Developed cooperatively in 1984 by the USDA-ARS and Washington State University.

Soft white club winter wheat.

Awnless.

Average seed head size is 1.5"-2".

Average plant height is 28".

No lodging noted.

Average of 6 seed heads per plant.

Threshes easily.

Don't let the deceptive size of the seed head fool you.  Very productive with huge white grains that are densely packed.   Club wheats typically yield much more per acre than other wheats.

Susceptible to leaf rust and Hessian Fly.

Resistance to common bunt and stripe rust.

Pkg contains 25 seeds.

Simple threshing techniques:

Quinoa Growing Instructions

With it's origins in the high Andean plateau, quinoa is best adapted to cooler climates, but will grow in almost any moderate climate.  Keep in mind that those with hot summers may have reduced yields.  Quinoa doesn't like it's roots wet so make sure the soil doesn't stay inundated with water.  Plant 1/2 to 1" deep (depending on soil moisture) into a well prepared seed bed in late spring.  Space plants 3-4" apart on 24" rows for a single-headed crop.  For maximum yield, space plants 12" apart on 24" rows for multi branched plants.  Keep the soil moist while germinating.  
 
Quinoa spends it's first few weeks developing roots, so be vigilant to keep the soil weeded, or weeds can quickly take over a plot. Once the plants start to mature, the seeds will mature from the top of the plant down, allowing for an extended harvest.  If you wait until the whole plant is mature, the top seeds can shatter and be lost, so it's best to harvest the seed heads as they mature from the top down.  
 
Thresh into a clean bucket or garbage can by hitting the seed head against the side, or rubbing the seed head between gloved hands.  Quinoa contains a saponin coating that will need to be rinsed off before eating.  Before eating, soak the seeds for a few minutes, and then place the seeds into a colander under running water until no more foam forms.  
 
Quinoa seeding rate is about 10/lb per acre with yields normally between 1,000-3,000 lb per acre
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