Crimean Red Winter Wheat is an easy threshing variety that is often used as a cover crop through the autumn and winter months. Winter wheat usually provides higher yields compared to spring wheat.
Latin Name: Triticum aestivum
Site and Soil: Cover cropping will reduce soil errosion, add organic matter, suppress weeds, and increase soil porosity.
Seeding recommendations: 90- 120 lbs per acre
Hardiness: hardy to -35° F or below.
Harvest time: Summer or early Fall of the following year
USDA Zone: 3-8 ( Zones 3-7 seed in late Summer to early Fall and zone 8 during Fall to early Winter)
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