C/Matures 13-17/Harvest 0-4/Yield grain 3-13, dry biomass 12-72/Spacing 5"
Oats are highest in protein, lowest in carbohydrates, and rival wheat as the most nutritious of the cereal grains. Likes more water than other grains. Does well on any fairly fertile soil. Abundant straw makes a good compost crop. These varieties are easily threshed for the grain. Plant as early as possible in spring. Medicinal: straw - tonic, nerves, depression, lethargy, sleep.