Blue Cone (W 1022)
An old wheat cultivated often in the 17th
Century through to the 1930's
An example of a Rivet wheat (Triticum
turgidum). Also known as Blue Ball or Blue Poll.
Essex called Grey Poll, Hert. Duckbill
and Dugdate wheat and Huntingdon referred to as Dunover wheat.
This line is from John Percival's
original collection of wheats from Great Britain which he put together
in the late 1920's and early thirties during his time at the University
A very late wheat. Canopy height