Avena sativa, Ogle
Small, bunch-type cereal grain for human and animal consumption; 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: AVESAT02
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: Up to 90 lb as a grain crop; up to 30 lb as a cover crop with a perennial planting
Truax Seedbox: Fluffy