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Secale hybrids - Various

Common Name Perennial cereal rye
Family Poaceae
USDA hardiness 3-9
Known Hazards None known
Habitats Hybrid
Range Origin: recent hybrid origin.
Edibility Rating    (5 of 5)
Other Uses    (4 of 5)
Weed Potential No
Medicinal Rating    (1 of 5)
Care (info)
Fully Hardy Moist Soil Full sun
Secale hybrids Perennial cereal rye


Secale hybrids Perennial cereal rye

 

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Summary


Physical Characteristics

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Secale hybrids is a PERENNIAL growing to 1.8 m (6ft) by 0.3 m (1ft in) at a fast rate.
It is hardy to zone (UK) 3.
Suitable for: light (sandy), medium (loamy) and heavy (clay) soils and prefers well-drained soil. Suitable pH: acid, neutral and basic (alkaline) soils. It cannot grow in the shade. It prefers moist soil.

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Synonyms

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Habitats

Edible Uses

Edible Parts: Oil  Seed
Edible Uses: Oil

Carbon Farming Solutions - Staple Crop: balanced carb (The term staple crop typically refers to a food that is eaten routinely and accounts for a dominant part of people's diets in a particular region of the world) [1-1]. A minor or regional perennial crop in production with low or unreported yields [1-1]. Perennial hybrids are now under development. Wild perennial species found in Turkey , for example, Secale monatum Guss var. anatolicum Boiss and Secale montanum Guss var. vavilovi Grossh. have a larger stature, high frost resistance, strong tillering ability, and tolerance to poor soils and drought. Understanding wild plant species is becoming important in the development of new hybrid crops.

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Medicinal Uses

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Possible. For example Secale cereale seed is made into a poultice and applied to tumours[218]. The seed is also an effective laxative due to its fibrous seed coat[269].

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Other Uses

Oil

Many including Biomass; Green manure; Oil; Soil stabilization; and Thatching.

Special Uses

Carbon Farming

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Cultivation details

Management: Standard  Staple Crop: Balanced carb  Under Development

Climate: boreal to warm temperate, Mediterranean. Humidity: semi-arid to humid. Carbon Farming Solutions - Cultivation: under development perennial hybrids. Management: standard (Describes the non-destructive management systems that are used in cultivation) [1-1].

Carbon Farming

  • Management: Standard  Plants grow to their standard height. Harvest fruit, seeds, or other products. Non-Destructive management systems.
  • Staple Crop: Balanced carb  (0-15 percent protein, 0-15 percent oil, with at least one over 5 percent). The carbohydrates are from either starch or sugar. Annuals include maize, wheat, rice, and potato. Perennials include chestnuts, carob, perennial fruits, nuts, cereals, pseudocereals, woody pods, and acorns.
  • Under Development  Plant breeders are actively working to domesticate these plants for cultivation, but they are not yet commercially available as crops. Examples include most of the perennial cereal grains.

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Propagation

Seed. Division.

Other Names

If available other names are mentioned here

Secale Cereale, Rye, Rye hybids, Secale hybrids. Perennial rye, Perennial secale

Found In

Countries where the plant has been found are listed here if the information is available

Under development. Climates are typicallly boreal to warm temperate, Mediterranean.

Weed Potential

Right plant wrong place. We are currently updating this section. Please note that a plant may be invasive in one area but may not in your area so it’s worth checking.

None Known

Conservation Status

IUCN Red List of Threatened Plants Status : This taxon has not yet been assessed

Related Plants
Latin NameCommon NameHabitHeightHardinessGrowthSoilShadeMoistureEdibleMedicinalOther
Secale cerealeRye, Cereal ryeAnnual1.8 3-7  LMHNM413
Secale cereale ancestraleRyeAnnual0.0 3-7  LMHNM200
Secale strictumMountain RyePerennial1.2 3-7  LMHNM50 
Secale strictum kuprijanovii Perennial1.2 3-7  LMHNM50 
Secale sylvestre Perennial1.2 -  LMHNM30 
Secale vavilovii Annual1.2 3-7  LMHNM20 
Triticosecale sppTriticaleAnnual1.0 -  LMHNDM30 

Growth: S = slow M = medium F = fast. Soil: L = light (sandy) M = medium H = heavy (clay). pH: A = acid N = neutral B = basic (alkaline). Shade: F = full shade S = semi-shade N = no shade. Moisture: D = dry M = Moist We = wet Wa = water.

 

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