Oats, Herb Seeds, Milky Oats, Avena Sativa, Grow Your Own, Open Pollinated, Non GMO, Naturally Grown, Free Shipping
Milky Oats are easily grown in average, moist but well-drained soils in full to partial sun. This plant is characterized by its long, green stems and small, green oats. The oats can be eaten, used in dishes like cereals. When the oats are young, they produce a milky liquid when squeezed. This liquid is beneficial for medicinal purposes and is said to strengthen and nourish the nervous system.
Growing Zones: 2-11
Mature Height: 2-3 feet
Mature Width: 4 inches
Sowing: Direct sow in early Spring.
Sow depth: 1/2 in
Days to Germinate: 14-24 @ 55-65F
Special Maintenance: n/a
Sunlight: Full sun, Part Sun
Soil Type: Average
Drought Tolerance: Moderate
Growth Rate: Fast
Leaf Description: Slender, grass-like
Bloom Time: Spring, May-June
Bloom Description: Small, light green
Harvest: Immature seeds (Milky stage)
Harvest Time: Spring, May-June
Special Properties: Bees, Butterflies, Pollinators
All plants at Lovelight Herb Farm are naturally and organically grown, non-GMO, chemical-free, and open pollinated. We are a small family farm located in Western Oregon, USA
Seed packets contain a generous amount of seed for the home gardener.