Is wheat a type of grass?

Answer Wheat is a type of grass. Wheat varieties represent just a fraction of the 10,000 species of grass. Members of the Poaceae, or grass, family all have round stems, no petals and long, flat leaves su... Read More »

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Does wheat grass come from hard wheat?

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 »

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 »

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 »