- A feed barley, ideally suited to the sandy textured, high aluminium/acid sub-soils of WA
- Excellent early vigour with a similar growth habit to Mundah
- Good grain plumpness, superior to Buloke and Baudin
- Moderate to high levels of pre-harvest sprouting tolerance
- Possesses blue aleurone
- Farmer-to-farmer trade approved in WA only
Litmus is currently being received by CBH in WA only as a feed barley with stack averaging for blue aleurone to ensure feed stack do not exceed the limit of one in 100 blue kernels. Source 2018 Barley Sowing Variety Guide for Western Australia.