Triticum aestivum

Ornamental Wheat Black Knight

R60.00

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

8 in stock

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    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.
    Planting Season:Spring
    Germination guide:3-8 days @ 15-20 C. Sow 5 mm deep.
    Good Bee Food:No
    Flowering time:November to December.
    Pinch:Do not pinch
    Position:Full Sun
    Final height:100-120 cm
    Spacing:10 cm

    Growing Tips:

    Provide support when growing in windy areas.


    Harvesting Tips:

    Harvest when seed heads turn black.

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