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Hordeum vulgare ‘Halcyon barley’

Barley cereal crop

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Features

  • Height0.8m
  • Growth HabitGrass-like
  • Flower ColourPale green
  • Leaf ColourMedium green

Description

Hordeum vulgare ‘Halcyon barley’ (Barley cereal crop). It has good resistance to yellow rust and net blotch, the straw is quite weak.

Characteristics

Annual, Cereal

Origin

Of uncertain origin

Interest and use

Cereal

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilHeavy, Well drained, Light, Medium
  • Soil pH6.0 to 8.0
  • WaterSemi-moist or Dry

Propagation

Seed in spring or autumn, or by division in autumn; however forms should be propagated by division only.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Usually little trouble from pests and diseases.

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