Triticum spelta L.

Very tall spelt with good quality grains, especially suitable for organic farming

  • One of the best old varieties in Europe
  • Large grains
  • Good winter hardiness
  • Good resistance to diseases
  • High protein and gluten content
  • Excellent grain quality
  • Sensitive to N surplus

The varietal parameters may differ from those indicated here when the testing circumstances differ from quondam

Recommended early sowing rate (mid-September): 180-200 kg of seed or 200-250 grains/m²
Recommended sowing rate for late sowing (beginning of October): 200-220 kg of seed or 250-300 grains/m²

Sowing depth: 4-5 cm. Germination of spelt grains with hulls requires more water than grains of common wheat (Triticum aestivum)