Grains

Nickname:
Lyle
Location:
Corvallis, OR
Date:
October 1, 2013
          2.0
 
rice
Easy to Grow 1.0
EarlyMaturity 0.5
 

What are the pros? it is true rice seed

What are the cons? daylength sensitivity

Review:

First, I want to say that it is very exciting to see a seed company offering rice seed. Baker Creek deserves praise for offering this seed. Unfortunately, this rice will not flower for me, even though I planted very early. I believe it has serious day length sensitivities. I live 44 degrees North whereas Tennessee is 34 degrees North and Belize is 17 degrees North. If you live more than 34 degrees North, I wouldn't even try to grow this rice. Also, "Blue Bonnet" is an old cultivar available in some seed banks. This is probably not a "traditional rice grown by native Mayan people". Rice was domesticated in Asia and is a recent introduction to the Americas in any case.

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

By Lyle 1 Oct 2013

 
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