Hordeum vulgare subsp. vulgare
(Was also called Wisconsin No. 55)
Seed Sample Size only 25 seeds
Considered the standard in Malting Barley for MANY years.
1920 Berry's Seed Company says about Oderbrucker Barley...
"...considered to be the best variety of barley sent out by the Wisconsin Station. Professor Moore declares it to be superior to the Manshury, yielding 5 to 10 bushels more per acre. The original stock of this barley was obtained in Germany by the Ontario Agricultural College. ...a stiff strawed, heavy yielding, six rowed bearded barley. It has a protein content of 15 per cent, or nearly double the amount of protein found in many other barley varieties. ...one of the best for malting barley."
1930 Dreers Seed Catalogs says about Oderbrucker Barley...
"A productive and reliable six rowed bearded variety and an improvement over the old Manshurey."