Botanical Name: Triticum aestivum
Days to Maturity: 10–15 days
Native: Unknown, in cultivation for over 5,000 years.
Plant Dimensions: 4"–6" tall seedlings for juicing, but will grow to 4'.
Variety Information: Thin, soft, green, young leaves of the wheat plant, resembling grass.
Exposure: Ful sun to part shade
Attributes: Good for Containers
When to Start Inside: Sow indoors any time of year. To hasten germination, soak seeds in water for 12 to 24 hours before sowing. Optimal soil temperature for germination is 60°–70°F.
Days to Emerge: 3–5 days
Seed Depth: ⅛"
Seed Spacing: ¼"
Thinning: Not required