Wheat planted in the autumn and harvested the following spring or early summer.
A type of wheat that is planted in the autumn to germinate and develop into young plants that remain in the vegetative phase during the winter and resume growth in early spring.
Winter-wheat Sentence Examples
Speck's sector headquarters was abuzz with activity; the only private place to talk was the back porch overlooking a field of knee-high winter wheat facing a sun setting too early.
He pushed himself out of bed and stood for a long moment, gazing out the window at the fields of winter wheat glowing in the moonlight.
Red winter wheat is now produced to a considerable degree.
For the most part the several crops are quite evenly distributed throughout the state; but nearly all the winter wheat is grown in the S.
No winter wheat can be grown, and the climate is too harsh for the larger fruits, such as apples, pears, peaches, plums and grapes; but such hardy small fruits as currants, gooseberries, raspberries, blackberries and strawberries may be grown in abundance.