Full Sun – Prefers 6 or more hours of sun per day.
Semi Frost Hardy
Semi Frost Hardy – Is Able to Survive Moderately Low Temperatures.
High Watering – Requires Frequent Watering.
Low Maintenance – Requires little maintenance.
Sow seed in early spring or the autumn, cover seeds with a thin layer of soil. Germination should take place within two weeks.
Keep soil moist.
Loam soils are best, especially silt and clay loams.
|Pests and Diseases||
Diseases include anthracnose, crown rust & loose smut. Pests include aphids.
Harvest oats when the grain is in the hard dough stage and straw is slightly green.
A type of grain grass known for its exceptionally nutritious seeds. While its develop seeds are what become the oats you purchase, oat straw concentrate comes from its stems and leaves, which are collected prior while the grass is still green.
Avena sativa requirements and features
Requires moderate maintenance.