Triticum turgidum subsp. dicoccum spring. Vernal emmer is a beautiful ancient 2-row hulled wheat. With strong genetic tendencies of its wild ancestry, emmer is drought resistant and adaptable to many dry and harsh climates. Lower in gluten content, emmer, like einkorn, is gaining popularity for nutritional values and for their rich and nutty flavor profiles. Emmers are tightly hulled and require special attention to dehull for breads and kitchen use. 20g/packet
Emmers are tightly hulled and require special dehulling equipment for mass production. Planted in the hull, as the hull holds water to help the hard seed germinate.