Seed - cooked
. The seed can be ground into a flour and used as a cereal in making bread, porridge etc
The stems, after the seed has been harvested, have many uses. They are a source of fibres for making paper, a biomass for fuel etc, they can be shredded and used as a mulch
There are no medicinal uses listed for Hordeum trifurcatum.
Seed - sow in situ in March or October and only just cover the seed. Make sure the soil surface does not dry out if the weather is dry. Germination takes place within 2 weeks.
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Succeeds in most soils and in climates ranging from sub-arctic to sub-tropical
. Easily grown in light soils
Cultivated for its edible seed in N. Africa
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Associations & Interactions
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Polycultures & Guilds
There are no polycultures listed which include Hordeum trifurcatum.
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