Faust Barley GBA-7206
Extremely easy to thresh.
Excellent cooking grain,
for pilaf, soups, cereal, etc. Beautiful grain with a purple tinge.
BOTANICAL NAME: Hordeum vulgare
GROWING INSTRUCTIONS:Start in flat 10 days before last frost in early spring, or as early in spring as possible. Transplant in garden 5" apart when 2-3" high. Or direct-sow in the garden as soon as the soil can be worked in very early spring. (Frost is OK.) Prefers a dry soil that isn't too acid, and moderate fertillity. Water moderately; cease watering when 85% of seedheads are golden; harvest when nearly all are. Dry fully before threshing/storing.
GROW BIOINTENSIVE® CULTURAL INFO: C, W/Matures 9-10/Harvest 0-4/Yield grain 5-24, straw 12-72/Spacing 5"