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'Wichita' Winter Canola
'Wichita' Winter Canola

'Wichita' Winter Canola

Regular price $3.50 Sale

Brassica napus

Improvement status: Cultivated

Seeds per packet: ~1,000

Germination tested: 1/2021: 83%

Life cycle: Herbaceous Annual/Biennial

A cooler season Canola variety. Best grown in the fall where winter wheat is also grown. This is an oilseed annual 37% oil, a forage crop, a deer trap crop, and has value for biodiesel production. Potentially valuable as an annual flower with gorgeous yellow blooms on 3-6’ plants. 

These seeds were produced by our friends at Ernst Conservation Seeds in Meadville, PA.

Growing Tips: Direct broadcast seed as cover crop in Fall, wherever climate is tender enough for Winter Wheat.