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Catskill Barley

Great Lakes Staple Seeds

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Catskill Barley
Catskill Barley
A close-up view of 6-rowed, compact, awnletted Catskill Barley spikes just harvested and ready for threshing
Catskill Barley
Threshed Catskill Barley kernels ready for de-hulling or planting

(Hordeum vulgare); Heritage; 6-rowed; Hulled; Awnletted; a New York State Connection cultivar; Fall-planted

Catskill is a 6-rowed winter barley cultivar developed by New York Agriculture Experiment Station's Neal F. Jensen in 1960. Strong straw holds aloft compact spikes that thresh easily by hand. Catskill demonstrates good winter hardiness and tolerates weed pressure to mature mid-season on our southeast Michigan homestead. It is known for its resistance to commonly occurring loose smuts and Rhyncosporium scald. Productive.

Please use the drop-down menu to select between packet sizes, minimum:

a) 50 hand selected seeds
b) 7 grams (quarter ounce)


In 2021, although extremely productive, Catskill lodged due to heavy rains and high winds in June.

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