Barley Variety Description
U. S. Variety Protection Applied For
is a winter type barley and was
developed by Ackermann Saatzucht in Germany. The common name of taxon is Wintergerste. The
plant growth habit is intermediate to semi-prostate and the kernel color of
aleurone layer is weakly colored. Flag
leaf is absent or very weak and is semi-erect.
It has a medium to strong glaucosily of sheath. Time of ear emergence is early to medium.
Ears are medium and horizontal in altitude.
Plant length is short. Ears are tapering to parallel in shape, medium
length, lax to medium density. Awn length is long. Median spikelet: length of glume and its awn
is equal. Sterile spikelet development is full.
Flavia is suited to maritime to moderate-continental climate.
County Name, City Telephone # Class
Farm Seed, Amelia 804-561-3754 R C
View Farms, Inc., Danville 434-770-9311 R C
Foundation Seed Farm, Mt.
Holly 804-482-3400 F