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Hordeum hystrix

Mediterranean barley

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Features

  • Height0.25m to 0.4m
  • Growth HabitGrass-like
  • Flower ColourGrey-green, purple
  • Leaf ColourMid green

Description

Hordeum hystrix (Mediterranean barley). This species of annual will produce medium green strap-shaped leaves. The flowers are produced in spikes of grey-green, purple blooms.

Characteristics

Annual, Grass

Other common names

Barley

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile
  • WaterSemi-moist

Cultivation

You will need to grow in well drained moderately fertile soil, with full sun.

Propagation

Sow the seeds in the autumn.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Usually little trouble from pests and diseases.

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