Hordeum jubatum
Hordeum jubatum
Hordeum jubatum
Hordeum jubatum
Hordeum jubatum
Hordeum jubatum
Hordeum jubatum

Hordeum jubatum

Foxtail Barley

syn. Squirreltail Barley,

Poaceae

Height

40 - 60 cm

Flower colour

green - purple

Inflorence type

spike

Flowering time

July - August

Foliage colour

green

Sunlight

sun

Soil

well drained

pH

acid - neutral

Hardiness

grows well

Plant range

N-America

Hordeum, barleys, is a genus of annual and perennial species in the grass family, Poaceae, distributed in the norther hemisphere. Hordeum vulgare, barley, is an important grain grown around the world, including Iceland. At least one species is grown as an annual ornamental in gardens.

Propagation:


Seed - sown in March.

Seed lightly covered and stored at 20°C (68°F) until germination.

Annual ornamental grass that can self-seed given good conditions.

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