Triticum aestivum

Ornamental Wheat Black Knight


This magnificent ornamental wheat has large, black seed heads, awns and spikelets and is an unusual element in any arrangement, fresh or dried.


20 seeds per packet

10 in stock

Flower type:Air
Life cycle:Annual
Climate:A winter wheat. Frost tolerant.
Sowing guide:Sow late April or early May in trays or direct. Transplant when 3-4 cm tall.
Germination guide:3-8 days @ 15-20 C. Sow 5 mm deep.
Position:Full Sun
Spacing:10 cm
Pinch:Do not pinch
Flowering time:November to December.
Final height:100-120 cm

Growing Tips:

Provide support when growing in windy areas.

Harvesting Tips:

Harvest when seed heads turn black.

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