Barley Hordeum vulgare

How to sow barley: Direct seed using 15cm spacing, or broadcast and rake in

Sun requirement for barley: Plant in Full Sun

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Barley is a member of the grass family that resembles wheat, but with more compact seeds. It is a major cereal grain that can be pearled, malted, or used as animal feed. Barley is often grown as a cover crop, and can be sown in spring or winter, depending on climate and desired use.

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Hordeum vulgare

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