Avena sativa, Jerry
A small, bunch-type cereal grain for human and animal consumption; a companion cover crop with a spring or fall seeding; matures quickly in hot weather and killed by freezing winter weather.
General Product Information:
Item Number: AVESAT03
Species Type: Naturalized
Cover Crops, Forage & Pasture Sites, Grasses & Grass-like Species
Classification: Herbaceous Annual, Herbaceous Annual, Herbaceous Annual
Characteristics: Blooms two months after seeding.
Habitat: Tolerates a wide range of soil types, but prefers fertile open areas.
Foliage Color: Green
Height: Up to 4.0 Ft
Minimum Root Depth: 8 in
pH: 5.3 – 8.5
Indicator Regions (view map & key):
Northcentral & Northeast: UPL
Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: UPL
Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: UPL
Shade: Full Sun
Approximate seeds per lb: 19,000
Seeding Rate: Please contact customer service for seeding rate information.
Truax Seedbox: Fluffy