Certified Organic Hard Red Spring Wheat Seeds
Hard Red Spring Wheat as a Garden Plant
Prepare your garden bed by amending it with fertilizer or compost, if necessary. Hard red wheat is planted in the spring, as early as possible. Some chose to plant spring wheat in December or January where it lies dormant until warmer temperatures bring about germination. Hard red spring wheat is harvested in the summer. Plant these hard red spring berries in a prepared garden bed and cover them with an inch or two of soil.
Hard red spring wheat is quite similar to hard red winter wheat. It is the premier wheat for artisan bread baking. It is also used in salads and juiced after 7-10 days of growth for nutrient-dense wheatgrass. Consider incorporating hard red spring wheat into nutritious breads, cookies, pizza, quiches, and other culinary creations. Its versatility makes it a dependable cooking staple.
- Breakfast foods
Settlers from Europe brought various varieties of wheat with them when they arrived in North America, one of those was hard red spring wheat! Emigrants from Eastern Europe were familiar with growing wheat in the harsh climates they’d farmed in previously, and they applied this knowledge to growing hard red wheat in the Midwest, where so many of them settled. Today, hard red wheat is the preferred wheat for bakers, whether they are professional or hobbyists. The hard red spring wheat produces wonderful quality breads.
Hard red spring wheat is rich in protein. The fiber present in hard red spring wheat berries helps slow the absorption of blood sugar in the body, and this helps maintain a stable blood sugar level. They are low in sugar and high in complex carbohydrates.