Common Names: California Barley, California Meadow Barley
Botanical Name: Hordeum brachyantherum ssp. californicum
Description: California Barley is an erect, cool season bunchgrass. Useful for reclamation, erosion control and dryland pastures. Also useful as a cover crop for orchards and vineyards. Tolerates alkaline and infertile soils.
|Seeds per pound:||140,000|
|Seeding rate per pound₁:||1,000 sq. ft.|
|%Purity/% Germination (Typical)||90/70|
|Growing Regions:||California and Western U.S. below 8500 ft.|
|Season Type:||Cool Season|
For non-irrigated sites, plant in the fall.
₁ Seeding rate is based on seeding alone. When seeding with other species the rates should be reduced. Contact us for recommendations.