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Name: OAT NURSE CROP 6710
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Teaser: A great nurse crop to control weeds.
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A great nurse crop to control weeds. At the same time, it is not so aggressive that it out competes the target plants. Excellent cold soil germination - can be sown in spring, late summer or fall. Tolerant of most soils and low pH (4.5). Note that winter will kill both oat plants and oat seed, so there is no carry over from year to year.  

 

Sow as a nurse crop at 22 kg/ha (20 lbs per acre).

Sow as a green manure at 900 gr/90 sq. m. (2 lbs/1000 sq. ft.). 

  • 500g $5.99
  • 2kg $16.99

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Product Code 6710
How To Grow Good seed to soil contact is required for any successful seeding. Begin with a finely prepared seedbed that is as free of weeds/debris as possible and firm with a stiff rake or roller. Oats should be sown between 12-18 mm 1/2/-3/4") deep.
Life Cycle Annual
Propagation Sow Direct
Days to Emergence 3 to 5
Light Full Sun
Growth Habit Grass or Grass%2Dlike
Height Medium %2860 to 80 cm%29%2824%22 to 32%22%29
Frost Tolerance Killed by Frost
Degree of Difficulty Easy
Heritage Introduced Species
Family Name Poaceae
Latin Avena sativa
Suggested uses. Nurse crop. Quick cover crop. Green manure. Temporary ground cover. Soil erosion control. Livestock feed.
 
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