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Black Tip & Silver Tip Wheat - Key Growing Information
DAYS TO GERMINATION: 5-10 days at 60-70°F (16-21°C).
SOWING: Direct seed (recommended): Sow about 4 weeks before the last frost date. Sow seeds 1/4" deep, 1-2" apart. Large-scale plantings may be broadcast sown or drilled with a grain drill.
LIGHT PREFERENCE: Sun.
SOIL REQUIREMENTS: Dry, well-drained, average soil. Drought tolerant, but will not do well in clay soil.
PLANT SPACING: 1-2".
HARDINESS ZONES: Annual.
HARVEST: Fresh or dried: When seed heads have matured but are still green. For varieties with dark awns, wait to cut until the awns begin to darken. Hang to dry.
USES: Excellent cut or dried flower. Midborder in naturalistic or mixed grass plantings.
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Triticum durum, Triticosecale spp.