Hard Red Spring Wheat developed by Syngenta Seeds, Inc. SY Sienna was derived from a cross between 08W11052 (Madsen/00W880404) and Cal Rojo. High yield potential with average test weight, good protein, and acceptable end-use quality. It is a semi-dwarf with plant height similar to Redwing and expressing very good straw strength, medium to late maturity, awed, white chaff and strap head type. SY Sienna has a good general foliar disease package which includes a resistance reaction to current stripe rust races. SY Sienna has been in the California Variety Testing program for several years with favorable performance (experimental number 13W00886) and was evaluated very favorable by the California Wheat Quality Council.
Particularly suited for:
Sacramento and surrounding areas
*Lab data below is an average from 2020 harvest