Oats grow best between 65 and 75 degrees F. They die if the temperature goes down to 10 F.
Oats are highest in protein, lowest in carbohydrates, of the cereal grains. Likes more water than other grains.
Abundant straw makes a good compost crop, and excellent hay. Animals, including deer, love to graze this nutritious crop.
Both the straw and the immature grains are used medicinally to help nerves, depression, and sleep problems.
Avena nuda C/Matures 13-17/Harvest 0-4/Yield grain 3-13, dry biomass 12-72/Spacing 5"