Black Knight Wheat is easy to grow and easy on the eyes. Grown as an ornamental grass it has rare beauty hardly seen in a garden.

Also known as black tip wheat. Since this plant is an annual it can be grown in just about any zone in the USA.

1 Live Plant Black Knight Wheat

Black Knight Wheat (Triticum Aestivum) – This ornamental grass grows approximately 3 feet tall with black seed heads, awns, and spikelets.


Excellent in Cut Flower Arrangements! Arts and Crafts, Home Decor.

Plants are wrapped and packaged to survive shipping.

How to grow Black Knight Wheat

USDA Zones: 3 – 10
Height: 36 inches
Flower Color: Black
Environment: Full sun
Latin Name: Triticum Aestiivum

Planting Directions

PLANTING DIRECTIONS: Can grow in any USDA zone.

DAYS TO GERMINATION: 5-10 days at 60-70°F (16-21°C). SOWING: Direct seed (recommended) Ornamental grass seed.


Plant outside in Full Sun to Part Shade.

Dig hole 3x as big as the pot or root ball size.


Cover tops of roots with 1 inch of soil.


Pack the soil around the root ball.


Water immediately and keep soil moist for 1 week.

Black Knight Wheat (Triticum Aestivum) – This ornamental grass grows approximately 3 feet tall.

FAQ’s

How tall does Black Knight wheat grow?

Black Knight Wheat (Triticum Aestivum) – This ornamental grass grows approximately 3 feet tall.

Is Black Knight wheat a perennial?

No. It is an annual grown from seed. Germination takes 5-10 days.

Is black knight wheat easy to grow?

Yes. Since it is an annual it is grown from seed and can grow in any zone. This wheat has the largest seed heads we have ever seen on an ornamental wheat. The seed germinates fast within 5 days at temperatures at 60 or above.

How long does it take to get black?

The seed heads are called awns. Wait until the green awns turn black before cutting. Days to Maturity: 75-85 days.

Is black knight wheat invasive?

It is not considered invasive. However if you happen to spill seeds everywhere they will germinate the following Spring.

Where can i buy black knight wheat?

Search an Etsy or Ebay store. Make sure you are getting them from the USA.

Where to buy black knight wheat seeds?

You can find them on sites like Ebay and Etsy, shop the stores there but make sure they are located in the USA.

More about the wheat

This easy-to-grow grass has a unique look. Very fancy white glumes (kernels) offset by long black awns.

Easy textural element for fresh and dried bouquets. Also known as durum wheat. 

A black tip wheat with very fancy white glumes (kernels) offset by long black awns that gives a unique look, an easy textural element for fresh and dried bouquets.

They are easy to grow, also known as durum wheat and matures in about 75-80 days.