DESCRIPTION : Can plant spring or fall except in very cold climates. A standard 6-row spring variety, adapted to most conditions. Dark in color, but more of a deep brown when dried than actually purple.
BOTANICAL NAME : Hordeum vulgare
DAYS TO MATURITY : 63-70 days
SEEDS PER PACKET: 400
SOURCE CODE: C
GERMINATION DAYS: 5-14
WHEN TO PLANT: Spring
PLANTING DEPTH: 1-2"
GROWING INSTRUCTIONS: Start in flat 10 days before last in early spring or as early in spring as possible. Transplant in garden 5" apart when 2-3" high. Prefers a dry soil that isn't too acid. Likes some phosphorus, potassium and nitrogen. Water moderately; cease watering when 85% of seedheads are golden; harvest when nearly all are. Dry fully before threshing/storing. A six-rowed variety with awns.
GROW BIOINTENSIVEŽ CULTURAL INFO: C, W/Matures 9-10/Harvest 0-4/Yield grain 5-24, dry biomass 12-72/Spacing 5"