Utrecht Blue Wheat Organic


A Dutch heirloom grown in the area of Utrecht, Netherlands in the early 1900s with superior blue color and long black awns (bristles).

Beautiful seed heads gracefully bow when they are ready for harvest. Its durability, long stems, and beautiful color are a weaver's dream.

So many uses from flower arrangements, to baskets, and all kinds of crafts.

It is edible, but difficult to thresh.

Botanical Name: Triticum sp.

Family: Poaceae

Native: Origin unknown due to being in cultivation so long

Hardiness: Annual

Plant Dimensions: 3'–5' tall, and 4"–6" wide

Variety Information: 3", steel blue seed heads with long black awns at maturity

Exposure: Full sun

Bloom Period: Blooms summer to frost

Attributes: Cut Flower

When to Sow Outside: 2 to 4 weeks after your average last frost date.

When to Start Inside: Not recommended.

Days to Emerge: 5–12 days

Seed Depth: ¼"

Seed Spacing: 1–2 seeds every 2"

Thinning: Not necessary

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