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Spring Planted. 4' stalks carry golden plump grain heads of immense size. Excellent, rich nutty flavor. 2+ tillers (stools, basal shoots, etc...) which is an improvement of California Hulless. A six-rowed barley. 14% protein level. BetaGlucan 7.5% (very high)

Barley Seeds - Burbank Hulless

Luther Burbank died April 11, 1926. 1927 the last Burbank Seed Catalog States..."Final offering of Burbank Barley. One of Mr. Burbank's Greatest grain creations. In the store-house where Burbank kept precious seeds for his own use, we found a treasure that will delight farmer and growers of fine grains...a few sacks of his hulless barley." This was the last time this barley was offered to the public until now... Restored back to commercial cultivation by Sustainable Seed Co. in 2010. We are now releasing an improved variety that has 4+ stalks (original had 2 stalks) and larger heads.

Luther Burbank states in his catalog that this was a selection from California Hulless Barley. What that means is he took this already known barley and selected for characteristics he liked. What those characteristics were we don't know for sure. Improvement of a seed line was typical at the time. Most seedsmen today still do it. However, what made Burbank so controversial was instead of keeping the original seed name and then calling it "new, improved or _____(company's name) selection" (but leaving the original seed name), he renamed it and normally after himself. For instance, this barley was and is clearly California Hulless, but it is also clearly bigger, taller and more robust than its original state. Another famous example Burbank did this with was Golden Bantam corn. He took Burpee's 8 rows of grains to an ear variety and bred it up to 12 rows an ear. He then called it Burbank Bantam. He at least left the Bantam name attached, but only occasionally mentions what it originally was. In fact, he called it a "new bantam". This practice brought critics to his work. However, he spent 18 years improving Golden Bantam! Should he not be able to rename his work that was now different from the original? There were also no plant patents in Burbank's day and this was a way of branding his work. Hopefully recouping some of the cost of 18 years of research.

I was highly impressed in that we planted Burbank Barley in very infertile, sandy soil with no organic amendments added. Despite this it did amazing! 0% lodging (falling over) noted. No major disease or pest problems. Hasn't been offered commercially that we know of since Luther Burbank did in 1926 just before his death. 1926 Luther Burbank seed catalog states...
"140 bushels per acre. A tremendously valuable variation from the well known 6-rowed California barley. The one barley for all purposes. No other barley of any kind will yield as much as this..."
>Decemeber 5, 1924 San Francisco Customer to Burbank states...
"We received five pounds and harvested 600 pounds. 142 bushels per acre..."

Zea mays (110-120) Very old variety. We are one of the very last seed companies to carry this great old heirloom.

Corn Seeds - Eureka Ensilage Dent

Great storage dent corn huge amounts of silage for your cows or goats.

Stalks grow a huge 11-13' tall. (See the old 1907 ad that says Eureka grows 18-20' tall!)

Very large ears that measure 10-11" long.

14-16 rows on an ear.

White kernels.

  • Seeds Per Package:
    • 2 grams - Approximately 50 Seeds‬
    • 1 oz - Approximately 500 Seeds
 
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