Barley is a wonderful grain for the garden. We offer colorful varieties that are also perfect for dried floral arrangements. An ancient, heirloom favorite that is quite hardy.
How To Grow Barley
An heirloom grain from antiquity, Black Hulless barley is versatile, delicious and easy to grow! Whether you like experimenting with heirloom grains in creative baking endeavors, clever cover cropping rotation or for ornamental use in arrangement and landscaping, you will find Black Hulless barley a delight! This completely hulless variety stands about 2.5-3 feet tall with onyx black seed heads and awns, making for a unique, cat whiskers look that adds fun to floral arrangements. This hulless heirloom is easier to process and makes amazing baked treats!
- 6-12 hours of Sun
- Sprouts in 7-10 Days
- Ideal Temperature: 50-75 Degrees F
- Seed Depth: 1/2"
- Plant Spacing: 1-2"
- Frost Hardy: Yes
- Hordeum vulgare nudum
Growing Tips: Sow into well-worked, moderately fertile soil in early spring, or late autumn in mild-winter areas. Does best in cool conditions, fairly dry soil.