Secale cereale ancestrale
Latin name: Secale cereale ancestrale
Synonyms: Secale ancestrale
Family: Gramineae (Grass Family)
Edible parts of Rye:Seed - cooked. It can be ground into a flour and used as a cereal in making bread, biscuits etc.
Description of the plant:
Habitat of the herb:Sandy places in vineyards, field edges etc, 100 - 1370 metres in Turkey.
Propagation of Rye:Seed - sow March or October in situ and only just cover the seed. Germination should take place within 2 weeks.
Cultivation of the herb:Sandy places in vineyards, field edges etc, 100 - 1370 metres in Turkey.
Medicinal use of Rye:None known
Known hazards of Secale cereale ancestrale:None known
Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.