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GROW BIOINTENSIVEŽ CULTURAL INFO: C,W/ Matures 9-10/ Harvest 0-4/ Yield grain 5-24, dry 12-72/ Spacing 5"
DAYS TO MATURITY: varies
SEED CODE: GB
SEEDS PER PACKET: 70
APPROXIMATE GERMINATION DAYS: 7-10
SOIL TEMPERATURE FOR GERMINATION: 65F
PLANTING DEPTH: 1-2"
WHEN TO PLANT: Early Spring
PACKET INSTRUCTIONS: Start in flats in early Spring or direct seed as early in Spring as possible. Transplant in the garden 5" apart when 2-3" high. Prefers a dry soil that isn't too acid. Likes some P & K but modest N. Water moderately; cease watering when 85% of seed heads are golden. Dry fully before threshing/storing. This is a 6-rowed variety with awns.
BOTANICAL NAME: Hordeum vulgare
DESCRIPTION: 6 row variety. Very good yields of big red-brown grains that look almost like wheat. This variety is best Spring planted and will grow 2 1/2 to 3ft. It is very easy to thresh for barley. It is also drought-resistant and very forgiving of difficult conditions. A six-row barley with nice fat seed heads on strong stems.