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Emmer or Barley?

 
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Ok so some years ago i used straw as mulch and there was some seedlings which i saved to grow. The thing is, however, is that it has a tight husk, 6 rows, long and flat awns, the seedheads lean little or none, and a healthy plant should be over 3 feet in height. Only two grains have a tight husk and is over 3 feet tall, emmer and barley. I cant find good information as to how tall barley is, and the height is definitely right on with emmer. What could it be?
 
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Samuel Palmer wrote:6 rows



Barley.

 
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Joseph Lofthouse wrote:

Samuel Palmer wrote:6 rows



Barley.


How many rows does emmer have?
 
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3 ft and 6 row would suggest barley.
 
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Skandi Rogers wrote:3 ft and 6 row would suggest barley.


Well last year, the plants where all 3.5-4 feet tall. I made a mistake of planting it int the same place, so only some reach that height. The HEALTHY one are AT LEAST 3 feet tall. Oh by the way, they have 5 or 6 leaves each tiller, occasionally 4 or 7.
 
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Skandi Rogers wrote:3 ft and 6 row would suggest barley.


Oh they also take 5-5.5 months to grow.
 
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Triticale?
 
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Drew Moffatt wrote:Triticale?


well it just produces seed without vernalization so
 
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Drew Moffatt wrote:Triticale?


Ok wait actually thats a possibility. How many rows does triticale have?
 
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I don't know I haven't seen it in a very long time.
But it struck me as similar.
 
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Drew Moffatt wrote:I don't know I haven't seen it in a very long time.
But it struck me as similar.


Did it take 5-5.5 months to grow and have a very tough hull?
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