Heirloom Grains

Heirloom Grains
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Burbank Hulless Barley

Hordeum vulgare subsp. vulgare Improved Burbank Hulless Barley (90 days) 50 seeds ~2 grams Luthe...

Hordeum vulgare subsp. vulgare Improved Burbank Hulless Barley (90 days) 50 seeds ~2 grams Luther Burbank died April 11, 1926. 1927 the last Burbank Seed Catalog States..."Final offering of Burbank Barley. One of Mr. Burbank's Greatest grain creations. In the store-house where Burbank kept precious seeds for his own use, we found a treasure that will delight farmer and growers of fine grains...a few sacks of his hulless barley." This was the last time this barley was offered to the public un...

$3.99 $31.15

Forerunner Triticale

Forerunner Triticale   Fall Planted or very early spring Fall plant for cereal production. Excel...

Forerunner Triticale   Fall Planted or very early spring Fall plant for cereal production. Excellent awnless variety for forage crop or green manure. Can grow 50-60" tall. Resistant to current of stem and leaf rust.

$1.99 $79.99

German Golden Millet Seed

German Golden Millet Seed This particular strain has been around for some time, but the first tim...

German Golden Millet Seed This particular strain has been around for some time, but the first time we can document being sold as seed was in 1889. Super popular in feed mixes for exotic birds like finches and canaries, but many birds delight in this millet. Most people hang the entire sprig in the cage for birds to eat. Excellent for those birders looking to attract rare birds to their garden. Millet is used as a porridge or breakfast food in many countries. Golden German millet is a late mat...

$2.79 $49.99

Golden Flax

Golden Flax 1 oz package (covers aproximately 100 sq. ft.) 45 lb/acre or 1-2 lb per 1,000 sq. ft...

Golden Flax 1 oz package (covers aproximately 100 sq. ft.) 45 lb/acre or 1-2 lb per 1,000 sq. ft at 1 deep or less, a drill is preferred method of planting. Seed flax is an annual plant that grows to a height of 12 to 36 inches. It has a distinct main stem with numerous branches at the top which produce flowers. Branches from the base of the plant may also occur depending on variety, stand, and environment. The plant has a branched taproot system which may extend to a depth of 3 to 4 feet in...

$2.99 $69.99

Hybrid Pearl Millet

Pennisetum americanum Hybrid Pearl millet (85-98 days from seed to harvest) 1 ounce ~4,500 seeds ...

Pennisetum americanum Hybrid Pearl millet (85-98 days from seed to harvest) 1 ounce ~4,500 seeds Pearl millet was domesticated as a food crop in the tropical region of West Africa at least 4000 years ago. It's a warm season annual grass crop that is best known here in the U.S. for forage and grain crop. It is one of the most drought resistant grains in grain production today. It is well suited for double cropping behind small grains and vegetables. Most pearl millet is used in chicken and wi...

$2.49 $74.99

Japanese Buckwheat

Fagopyrum esculentum Japanese Buckwheat (49 days) 1 oz package Buckwheat is the perfect smoth...

Fagopyrum esculentum Japanese Buckwheat (49 days) 1 oz package Buckwheat is the perfect smother crop, adding valuable green manure to your soil or harvesting for seed. We kind of do both. We thresh the grain for our chickens and add the stalks to the compost pile. This is THE crop for bee food. Honeybees just love buckwheat and it makes a highly sought after honey rarely found on the market anymore. You will notice that blossoms are more active in the morning when the plant produces more ...

$2.49 $84.99

Japanese Millet

(Echinochloa esculenta) Japanese millet   Japanese Millet is warm season grass that is grown pri...

(Echinochloa esculenta) Japanese millet   Japanese Millet is warm season grass that is grown primarily for forage, wildlife habitat and of course is a favorite bird food. Can tolerate wet soils once established. Commonly planted in wetlands, near ponds or along streams to attract water fowl. It is robust with course, hairless leaves 4-20 inches long with stems that are thicker than most millets. Grows 2-4' tall. Japanese millet is a weed-suppressing cover crop that can grow up to 4 ft in...

$1.99 $71.99

Midnight Red Amaranth

(20-45 days)  One gram will sow 45 feet at (thinned) spacing of 12-18” on 24” rows. Beautiful tri...

(20-45 days)  One gram will sow 45 feet at (thinned) spacing of 12-18” on 24” rows. Beautiful tri-color annual vigorous variety.  Tender greens that will please the eyes as well as the palette.  Great as a colorful addition to salads, or cooked.  Add sunflowers and make a stunning flower arrangement!

$2.29 $199.99

Red Garnet Amaranth Seed

Amaranthus caudatus Red Garnet Amaranth 7 grams - approximately 7000 seeds per seed pkg One...

Amaranthus caudatus Red Garnet Amaranth 7 grams - approximately 7000 seeds per seed pkg One gram will sow 45 feet at (thinned) spacing of 12-18” on 24” rows. Intensely bright fuchsia-red plants are just much brighter than most Amaranths we think. Red Garnet can be used as a cooked green, allowed to flower for a dramatic display in the garden or grow it for grain! Some folks share the grain with the birds attracting beautiful buntings, goldfinches and other flying jewels. Red Garnet Ama...

$2.49 $36.99

White Proso Millet

White Proso Millet (70-100 days) 1 oz package Proso millet, also called Proso, grain millet or h...

White Proso Millet (70-100 days) 1 oz package Proso millet, also called Proso, grain millet or hog millet, is grown primarily in the US for feed grain or birdseed purposes. However, most of the world eats millet and it is becoming wildly popular in health food stores today. Proso is a warm-season grass and is well-adapted to the warm summer temperatures. It is, however, sensitive to frost and therefore usually is planted in June. Proso has a shallow root system, but because of its short grow...

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