Red Fife Wheat (Scotch Fife)

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A Scottish variety that came to Canada (Turtle Island) in 1842 and was planted by David Fyfe and his wife Jane Beckett in Otonabee, Peterborough Ontario.  This variety has a long history here and is very much adapted to our climate.  An ideal wheat for your northern garden.

 

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Red Fife Wheat (Scotch Fife)

  • 150 seeds
  • Untreated seed
  • Open pollinated
  • Distance between plants – 2-4″
  • Full sun ++
  • Water every 1-2 days at first and then 2-3 days
  • Days to maturity – 110-125 days
  • Days to germination – 10-15 days
  • Height – 18-30″
  • Triticum aestivum
  • Germination – 80%

A Scottish variety that came to Canada (Turtle Island) in 1842 and was planted by David Fyfe and his wife Jane Beckett in Otonabee, Peterborough Ontario.  This variety has a long history here and is very much adapted to our climate.  An ideal wheat for your northern garden.

Other names in the US: Bernard Fife, Herman Fife, MacKendry Fife, MacKissing Fife, Philsbury Fife, WendonFife, Wilcox Fife.

Plant: Direct seed on surface of soil 1 week after last frost.  Cover a little bit with some soil, but not too much.

Harvest:  When the seed heads have grown plump and dried up.

Seeds produced : Le Noyau & Axton Farms

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Weight 0.002 kg
Dimensions 8.255 × 0.3 × 11.43 cm

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