Every seed came up, they're about 3' tall with a sturdy stem. Waiting until mid March to put out in the southern (Ga) garden. Will be licking my lips watching them flower and fruit. I like these as an addition to a traditional red tomato salad.
I had 40 mph winds my greenhouse fell over and was so surprised the seeds survived two days in the cold under soil and are still growing. The roots were in tact so i transplanted them, they are doing just fine. 10 stars
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Organic Hard Red Winter Wheat
Organic Hard Red Winter Wheat Seed (Buckskin)
Winter Planted Wheat
Buckskin is moderately early maturity. It has high yield potential over a range of environments.
Developed in 1973 cooperatively by the Nebraska Agric. Exp. Station and the USDA-ARS. Jointly released in Kansas.
Buckskin is an awned, white-glumed variety. Awn color vaires from white to black depending on the season. Beaks are long.
It is slightly talller and about a day later in maturity than Scout 66, but it has better straw strength.
Buckskin is moderately resistant to soil-borne mosaic, stem rust and Hessian Fly. It is susceptible to leaf rust. Similar to Scout 66 in winter hardiness.
It is a strong gluten variety with excellent bread baking quality. Plump Hard Red Wheat Berries with 13% protein can be cooked as a whole grain cereal or pilaf, sprouted for salads or juiced, or milled into flour by the home miller.
Buckskin was the most popular winter wheat variety seeded in Wyoming for the 2013 crop with 34.7 percent of the total winter wheat acreage.
Wanted to plant a Wheat that might help us to be more self sustaining. Planted a 18x100 ft strip late fall and looks like a great germination with full rows sprouted going into winter. Looking forward to seeing the growth and harvesting. Hope to get a good picture come spring and post ...
Planted in late November in NC. Germinated and grew perfectly though the winter!
Germinated as expected and arrived quickly
My first try growing wheat
I planted 10 square feet of hard red winter wheat on October 19, 2019. The attached picture was taken on December 14, 2019. (I live in Texas.) As far as I can tell it is doing great! It sprouted within about 4 days. I can't wait to see it when it turns golden.