Soft White Winter Wheat

Purl l is a soft white winter wheat developed and released in 2018 by the Agricultural Research Center of Washington State University. Purl provides a combination of excellent yield potential, high test weight, good end-use quality, and disease resistance. Purl is best adapted to the intermediate to high rainfall dryland production regions of the inland Pacific Northwest. The unique disease resistance package and high yield potential of Purl makes it an ideal cultivar for growers looking to minimize risk and maximize profit on their farms.


  • Yield Potential is Excellent
  • Test Weight is High
  • Grain Protein is Good
  • Maturity is Average
  • Height is Medium
  • Quality is Acceptable

Disease Resistance

Three-Year Variety Testing Data from 2017-2019

Variety16-20″ Yield (BU/A)>20″ Yield (BU/A)Test WT (LBS/BU)Protein (%)
SY Ovation9911260.910.1
Norwest Duet10011861.110.1
Northwest Tandem10411761.110.1
LCS Drive9510659.710.2
LSD (0.05)340.20.1

16-20″ Precip Zone (Dayton, Eureka, Mayview, St. John, Walla Walla), 2017-2019, (Dusty), 2018-2019, 17 loc/years

>20″ Precip Zone (Colton, Fairfield, Pullman), 2017-2019, (Farmington), 2018-2019, 11 loc/years.


For seed inquiries please call Washington Genetics at 509-659-4020 or contact your local seed dealer.

U.S. Plant Variety Protection status for this cultivar is pending.

Signed grower agreements are required.

View WSU Variety Purl in pdf format (pdf).

Intended Production Area

Map of Pacific Northwest indicating where this variety is favorable.