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Wheat 'Turkish Winter Wheat'

Triticum aestivum 'Turkish Winter Wheat'

Turkish Winter Wheat is an old variety of wheat from Turkey.

Planning

Difficulty
Easy
Flowering time
Spring
Fruiting time
Summer

Harvesting

Harvest the seed at the end of the growing season when it turned golden brown.

Propagation

Seed
Sowing time is best before the rain season start or after first rains in Autumn.

Geography

Origin
Turkey
Natural climate
Mediterranean

Environment

Light
Full Sun
Soil moisture
Moist
Soil type
Loam
Soil PH preference
Neutral
Frost hardiness
Half-Hardy

Uses

Edible
The seeds are used. A good grinding and cooking wheat.
Notes
Culinary, animal fodder

Personality

Family
Poaceae
Flower colour
Green
Scent
Mild

Problems

Too wet conditions lead to fungal diseases. Pests include critters like grasshoppers.

Companion plants

Generally grown in solid blocks.

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