Dika Wheat

Triticum carthlicum


This cultivar was sent to me from  from Sylvia Davatz  (Solstice Seeds). Dika is a spring planted, landrace red wheat from the Republic of Georgia.  Also known as Persian Wheat. Like other landrace wheat varieties from the Caucasus Region, Dika is disease resistant. It did very well for me this season, 2016.

*I am offering this seed for the purpose of preservation. Grain fill in my region (northern Indiana) is less than one would expect in areas more suitable to raising spring wheat (cooler and more arid). This variety will need selection and adaptation to improve grain fill, yield and disease resistance in regions with frequent spring/summer rains, humidity and heat.

I recommend that you plan on saving your own seed!


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