Monthly Archives: August 2020

Jacoby Borstvete

Jacoby Borstvete is a heritage landrace wheat that was introduced to Sweden from Germany, and is still preferred by many Swedish farmers today. It has a good protein content, baking qualities and flavor. All in all, it has proven to … Continue reading

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Macha Wheat Mix

Triticum aestivum subsp. macha This is a mixture of three different landrace macha wheats from the Republic of Georgia. All three have similar heights (ranging from 2′ to 2 1/2′) and similar flowering and maturity dates. While macha is not … Continue reading

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Tsiteli Doli Wheat

Triticum aestivum var. ferrugineum   Tsiteli Doli  is an endemic landrace from the Republic of Georgia. It is a red winter wheat and called Caucasus Rouge in France. It is well adapted to poor and heavy soils. It is drought … Continue reading

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Georgian Winter Bread Wheat

This free threshing, hard red winter wheat was sent to me from my farmer friend Kevin Payne in Southern California. The packet was simply labeled “Georgian Winter Bread Wheat”. I suspect that it may be a strain of Tsiteli Doli, … Continue reading

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