Laperouse is a spring type barley but has shown to develop relatively slowly. Its pedigree includes Commander and. Waite Institute coded breeding lines.
- Competitive growth habit with medium plant height
- Medium spring maturity with potential for early sowing
- Improvement in resistance to net blotches
- Low incidence of head-loss
- Good physical grain quality
- Released as a ‘feed’ type but currently undergoing Stage 1 malting and brewing accreditation