Rouge de Bordeaux Winter wheat

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Rouge de Bordeaux Winter wheat

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$CAD 3.50
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Triticum aestivum.

Annual plant. Open pollinated.

This is an heirloom variety prized for wheat weaving. The big awnless heads make it a beautiful variety to work with, and they do not come apart easily, making it sturdy. It has a large stem to work with. 

Rouge de Bordeaux is a French heirloom wheat from the 19th century. It can be seeded in the Fall and Spring. Long yield of tall heads. 

Wheat can be grown for straw crafts and weaving! Such an interesting craft, grow your own and explore the exciting world of straw crafts. One pack is enough to get you started- harvest your own seed to grow more in the following years.

Most wheat, barley and rye varieties are quite drought tolerant. These have produced very well in many conditions. 

50 seeds per pack. 

Days to Maturity: 90

Seed starting:

Directly plant outside in the garden as soon as soil can be worked. Sow to a death of 1/2 inch in straight rows, 3 or 4 neighbouring rows - weed competing plants until it is tall enough to weed them out itself.