Botanical Name: Triticum sp.
Native: Origin unknown due to being in cultivation so long
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
Harvesting: When seed heads are steel blue, hard, and bowing, harvest by cutting stems at ground level. Hang bunches upside-down in a dry area, out of direct sun for a few days or until ready to use.