Does wheat grass come from hard wheat?

Answer The best wheat grass comes from hard winter wheat. Growing it is easy. First, sprout the seeds. Spread peat moss and topsoil about 2 inches deep and transfer the sprouted seeds. Cover with peat mos... Read More »

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Do i use hard or soft wheat berries to make wheat grass?

Hard and soft wheat berries both germinate into wheatgrass. Ann Wigmore, who popularized wheatgrass as a health tonic, recommends using hard red winter wheat berries to sprout wheatgrass. Hard spri... Read More »

What kind of wheat is used to grow wheat grass?

The young grass of the common wheat plant Triticum aestivum is either freshly juiced or dried into a powder for consumption as wheatgrass. According to the Hippocrates Health Institute, wheatgrass ... Read More »

Does hard red spring wheat grass grow in cool or warm season?

Hard red spring wheat is a cool season crop, and early planting is important, so it's not surprising it's best adapted for Alaskan agriculture. A North Dakota State University publication reports t... Read More »

Is wheat grass related to wheat?

Wheatgrass is simply the juvenile form of plain old wheat, Triticum aestivum. It is widely used as a nutritional supplement by harvesting the seedlings when young and squeezing them into juice or c... Read More »