Maverick Spelt

$0.98 per lb
Total (50 lbs): $49.00

A dual purpose spelt that makes excellent forage or grain. 

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Weight: 50 lbs Seed Rate: 110 to 150 lbs/acre Stock Status: Out of stock Zones: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 Brand:

Product Description

Maverick is a white-chaffed variety. It matures several days earlier than champ and is shorter. Improved winter survival  rate. Excellent for milling and baking. This variety dehulls very easy. Makes a good straw due to it is very fine and extra absorbent as a bedding. 

Spelt is a late maturing grain closely related to wheat and is susceptible to the same diseases.  Harvest is later than wheat. The seeding rate is 110-150 lbs per acre. Planting depth is 1 – 1 1/2 “. It grows best in soil with a pH 6.0 and above. Does not grow well in wet areas.  Best uses are; Grazing, haylage, baleage, dry hay, grain. 

As a forage, it has the potential to yield with triticale. Forage quality is excellent. Cut or graze at flag leaf stage before head has emerged for forage use. Leave a 2-4″ residual height. A dual purpose spelt that makes excellent forage or grain. For grain, it is mature when heads turn down.  Planting dates are the same as winter wheat.

Maverick Spelt Tech Sheet

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Weight 50 lbs