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Michigan Amber Winter Wheat

In this Plant Profile, get specific details, including the characteristics and best uses of Michigan Amber wheat, one of nine Plant Profiles featured in our Wheat Collection.

Michigan Amber Winter Wheat

Michigan Amber Winter Wheat

You want amber waves of grain? Plant this soft, red, winter wheat and prepare for a beautiful display. This wheat variety’s known history dates back to Chester County’s Pennsylvania Agricultural College farms in 1875.


  • Beautiful amber grains
  • Awnless
  • Plant in fall for next summer/fall harvest
  • Cultivated in Michigan
  • Best for baked goods

Do you grow Michigan Amber wheat? What do you like about it? Please tell us about your Michigan Amber wheat.


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