Refers to the Spring planting season. Spring habit types come to fruition after a short season of continuous growth usually in a steadily warming season. Shortest season spring types are likely the most drought tolerant. They are suitable for spring planting after severely cold winter, or as in California planting in the fall to make use of a warm rainy winter. Spring habit shows immediate upright growth.
AKA Gristmill: stone mills create flour by grinding grain between two large stones, the bed stone which remains stationary on the bottom, and the revolving upper stone called the runner stone. The runner stone spins above the bed stone and is lowered to crush the grain. With stone milling, all components of the grain are left intact and are milled together, retaining the full nutritional value in single pass, 100% extraction flour.