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Purple Wheat

Purple Wheat is a bearded bread wheat with purple seeds plants reaching to 4’.

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Price(s): $3.00
Packet Size(s): 10 grams
Peru Trigo

Peru Trigo (means wheat in Spanish) is a sample of wheat from Peru that looks like a hard red spring type. Some variability in the plants but mostly bearded compact heads.

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Egyptian

Egyptian is a sample Jim received of a short (just over 3’) upright common bread wheat. The blond heads are plump and medium-long and the beards spread outward as well as upward.

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Packet Size(s): 10 grams
Tan/Blue Decorative

Tan/Blue has short plump heads, tan with metallic blue highlights and beards. This is probably a named variety but we do not know its name.

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Packet Size(s): 10 grams
Black Decorative

Black has long (4”-5”) black heads and beards. This is probably a named variety but we do not know its name.

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Packet Size(s): 10 grams
Park

Early maturing cultivar from a Thatcher cross, 1963.

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Packet Size(s): 10 grams
Ruby

Downy Gehun x Onega –> Downy Riga WT Macoun 1891.

Downy Riga x Red Fife –> Rube CE Saunders 1905.

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Packet Size(s): 10 grams
Reliance

Kanred x Marquis. Cross made by USDA, 1917. Registered in Canada in 1932.

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Packet Size(s): 10 grams
Reward

Marquis x Prelude. Ottawa 1912. Licensed in 1928.

OUT OF STOCK FOR 2017

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Packet Size(s): 10 grams
Canus

Marquis x Kanred. University of Minnesota, 1918. Selected at University of Alberta. 1929.

OUT OF STOCK FOR 2017

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Packet Size(s): 10 grams
Rescue

Apex x S 615. Swift Current, 1946. Stem rust and sawfly resistant.

OUT OF STOCK FOR 2017

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Packet Size(s): 10 grams
Chinook

Thatcher x S 615-11. Lethbridge, 1952. Sawfly resistant.

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Packet Size(s): 10 grams
Selkirk

(McMurachy x Exchange) x Redman, Winnipeg, 1939.

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Packet Size(s): 10 grams
Canthatch

Thatcher x Kenya Farmer, 1959. Better rust-resistance than Thatcher.

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Packet Size(s): 10 grams
Ceres

Marquis x Kota, North Dakota Experimental Station, 1918.

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Packet Size(s): 10 grams
Red Bobs

Probably Bobs x Early Red Fife, Seager Wheeler, Rosthern, SK, 1911.

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Packet Size(s): 10 grams
Kitchener

Selection from Marquis, Seager Wheeler, Rosthern, SK, 1911.

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Packet Size(s): 10 grams
Garnet

Preston x Riga, Ottawa, 1905. For more information about Garnet, see www.mhs.mb.ca/docs/mb_history/19/garnetwheat.html

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Packet Size(s): 10 grams
Preston

Ladoga x Red Fife, Ottawa, 1903.

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Packet Size(s): 10 grams
Stanley

Ladoga x Red Fife, Ottawa, 1903.

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Packet Size(s): 10 grams
Bishop

Ladoga x Gehun, Ottawa, 1891. Our only hard white spring wheat.

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Packet Size(s): 10 grams
Rouge de Bordeaux

Rouge de Bordeaux is a French wheat from the 19th century. It was normally fall seeded but could also be seeded in the spring. We have been growing it as a spring wheat. The very tall plants give a heavy yield of spectacularly long heads.

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Packet Size(s): 10 grams
Hard Red Calcutta

Hard Red Calcutta was imported from India in the late 1800’s. It was not widely grown in Canada as it was quite variable and its milling quality is poor, but it is very early and passed this quality on to marquis.

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Packet Size(s): 10 grams
Ladoga

The bearded heads, which bend over when mature, are very easy to thresh. Came to Canada from northern Russia in 1887.

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Packet Size(s): 10 grams
Huron

(1925) A bearded wheat from a cross made in 1888 in Ottawa. Hardy and good yielding mid-season variety that is still grown in Quebec and Atlantic Canada. In our wetter than average growing year, Huron seemed to have better yield and quality than more dry-land cultivars.

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Price(s): $3.00
Packet Size(s): 10 grams
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