Monthly Archives: July 2019

Cervena Wheat

Cervena is a heritage landrace wheat from the Czech Republic. It is free threshing and facultative (spring or fall planting). This seasons seed is from an overwintered planting here in Northern Indiana, zone 5b. About 70% of my plants survived … Continue reading

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Akhaltsikhis Tsiteli Doli Wheat

Triticum aestivum var. ferrugineum This is a landrace bread wheat from the Republic of Georgia. Classified as a soft wheat it is traditionally used as a cooked grain and the flour is used for making various breads, including khachapuri (a cheese-filled bread). I … Continue reading

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Tibetan Black Barley (A Chushi Gangdruk Selection)

This is by far the blackest barley I have ever grown. I was given seed from Kevin Payne, Taft California, who had selected this strain from the KUSA Seed Foundation’s “Chushi Gangdruk Population”, which was a composite mixture of naked … Continue reading

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