Sprouting Seeds- Barley 100g ORGANIC

Hordeum vulgare

BULK seed, 100g

$3.50
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  • Highly nutritious
  • Sprouted Grain
  • Barley Grass
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Sprouting Seeds- Barley ORGANIC

Hordeum vulgare

NOT TO TAS

  • Highly nutritious
  • Sprouted Grain
  • Barley Grass

Barley grain can be used for either sprouted grain or as Barley grass, which is a great alternative to Wheatgrass and can be juiced or dried and ground into powder.  

To sprout: soak for 8 hours, drain all excess water and rinse seed. Rinse seed daily for 3 days until it has grown small white roots. Sprouted Barley seed has a chewy texture and earthy flavour. Sprouts are used raw and cooked; ideal for sandwiches, salads and for use as a garnish. Can be added to stews and soups. 

Sprouts are ready in around 2-3 days using this method.

 

 How to Grow Barley grass:

  1. Measure and wash seed: measure out the required amount of seed and wash in a sieve or similar to remove any dust.  Remove any noticeably damaged or discoloured seeds.
  2. Soak the seed in water for 8 hours in a bowl or jar.  
  3. Sprout the seeds: rinse and drain all water from the jar or bowl every day making sure to keep the seeds moist but not overly wet.  Continue this process until the seeds have germinated.
  4. Planting the seeds: line a tray with a around 1-2cm of soil.  Spread the seeds evenly over the surface so that the seeds are touching but not overly crowded.  Cover with a lose thin layer of soil.  Water lightly and cover the tray with another tray to create a 'greenhouse' effect and keep the moisture in.  The trays can be kept indoors or outdoors but should be kept out of direct sunlight.
  5. Growing: for the next few days its important to keep the sprouts moist so check them regularly and water or mist when necessary.  After around 4-5 days your grass should be growing well and the cover can be removed.
  6. Continue growing the Barley uncovered but out of direct sunlight for a few more days until the grass is around 15cm tall.
  7. Harvest: cut the Barley grass just above soil level using a pair of scissors.  Grass will re-shoot but becomes less productive and less nutritious with each harvest.

Barley Grass is ready to harvest in around 10-12 days using this method.

Seeds per gram: 30
Product code: 22114_P

Germination 3-10 days @ 20-22°C

How To Grow

  1. Place seed in a sieve and wash to remove any dust and damaged or discoloured seeds.
  2. Add seed to a large flat-sided jar and cover with lukewarm water. A 500ml jar needs around 15ml of seed.
  3. Cover jar with cheesecloth and secure with a rubber band.
  4. Let soak for 12hrs then tip the jar upside down and let excess water drain through the cheesecloth. Rinse and drain again.
  5. Place jar on its side in a dark warm location.
  6. Rinse and drain the seeds every 8-12 hours until the shoots are approx. 3.5-5cm long.
  7. Expose seeds to sunlight for around 15 minutes or until the shoots turn green to improve their nutritional benefit.
  8. Your sprouts are now ready to eat!

Shipping

We deliver Australia wide.

All orders are dispatched from our warehouse in Knoxfield, Victoria, Australia.

We do not deliver overseas.

Shipping cost is calculated using all the items in your shopping cart and your delivery postcode. The table below outlines the delivery options and costs.

Order dispatch time is currently 1-3 business days plus delivery time.
Please note we are unable to guarantee specific delivery dates, the delivery timeframes below are estimates only.

 

Whats in the order? Shipping Options Shipping Cost  Shipping Details
Small seed packets ONLY Economy Delivery $2.50 or FREE on orders over $20
(WA customers: $5 economy delivery*)
Orders sent via letter | Delivery 2-6 business days
No tracking | Guaranteed delivery** by 20 business days
  Parcel Delivery  Capped rate of $6.99 Order sent via Australia Post- Parcel Post | 1-6 business days
WITH TRACKING | Guaranteed delivery**
  Express Delivery Starting from $15.00
(calculated by weight)
Order sent via Australia Post- Express | 1+ business day
WITH TRACKING | Guaranteed delivery**
 
Order includes BULK seed
or other non-seed products
Parcel Delivery  Capped rate of $6.99 Order sent via Australia Post- Parcel Post | 1-6 business days
WITH TRACKING | Guaranteed delivery**
  Express Delivery Starting from $15.00
(calculated by weight)
Order sent via Australia Post- Express | 1+ business day
WITH TRACKING | Guaranteed delivery**

*All orders sent to Western Australia are subject to mandatory inspection and fees by Quarantine WA. These fees are included in all shipping costs above.

**We will replace all orders that are lost or damaged in transit however we will not replace or refund orders simply because they were delivered later than estimated. Full details here.

 

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