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Brassica napus, 'Wichita' (Winter Canola, 'Wichita') bloom
Brassica napus, 'Wichita' (Winter Canola, 'Wichita') whole plant/field shot

Brassica napus, 'Wichita'
Winter Canola, ‘Wichita’

A member of the mustard family; the seeds are approximately 37% oil; also used for the production of healthy cooking and culinary oils; a high quality livestock supplement; preferred by deer in the winter; makes good biodiesel.

General Product Information:

Item Number: BRANAP03
Species Type: Naturalized
Product Categories:
Classification: Herbaceous Annual, Herbaceous Biennial, Herbaceous Annual/Biennial
Characteristics: A winter variety; can be very productive if planted in the fall.
Habitat: Agricultural soils that support winter wheat production; grows best in moderately drained medium to high fertility soils.
Bloom Period: Late spring
Flower Color: Yellow
Foliage Color: Dark green
Height: Up to 6.0 Ft
pH: 6.0 – 7.2

Indicator Regions (view map & key):

Northcentral & Northeast: NI
Midwest: NI
Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: NI
Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: NI


Shade: Full Sun
Drought: Low
Salt: No

Seed Information:

Approximate seeds per lb: 160,000
Seeding Rate: Please contact customer service for seeding rate information.
Truax Seedbox: Fine



Price: $3.30/lb

This species is included in the following Ernst Seed Mixes

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