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Canada Blue Grass seed

Canada Blue Grass seed

Seed growing:

When Canada Blue Grass is grown for seed the heaviest yield is generally obtained from new fields or from volunteer crops after wheat or other grain. It should be cut when the panicles are deep yellow. Curing and threshing are easy and can be done in the same way as for Timothy. The grain thresher or clover huller may be used, the latter being preferred as a rule.

Quality of seed:

The seed is yellowish-brown in bulk, somewhat dull and a little darker than that of Kentucky Blue Grass; otherwise the seeds are very similar in the trade. Generally Canadian Blue Grass seeds are blunter, with a broad end, and the side nerves of the glumes are wanting or indistinct.

The legal weight of a bushel of seed is fourteen pounds.