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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: O
SEEDS PER PACKET: one pound
APPROXIMATE GERMINATION DAYS: 7-10
SOIL TEMPERATURE FOR GERMINATION: 65F
PLANTING DEPTH: 1-2"
WHEN TO PLANT: Fall
PACKET INSTRUCTIONS: Start in flat 10 days before last frost in very late Summer. Prefers a dry soil that isn't too acidic. 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: We get requests for this from home brewers and from people who just want barley straw for killing algae in ponds. One pound bag, plants about 1,000 square feet. Emmer (the office cat) would like us to remind you that this makes good cat grass, grown in a little pot indoors.