Monthly Archives: October 2018

Saagir Estonian Oats

Saagir oats is an Estonian variety. The original seed stock was sent to me from Estonia a few years ago. 2018 was my first trial of this oat. I have little historical data about this variety. It was spring planted … Continue reading

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Varajane Estonian Oats

This oat is from a seed exchange a few years back from Estonia. Varajane means “early” in Estonian. I planted in early spring and harvested in 105 days. The plants have very wide leaves and reached 4 foot in height. … Continue reading

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Kleiner Nackthafer Oats

Kleiner Nackthafer Oats are a dwarf naked (hulless) type from Germany. They are early spring planted and mature in 110 days. I was impressed with the dwarf stature of these plants as they only reached about 3 foot in height … Continue reading

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Swedish Black Oats

Swedish Black Oats, also known as “Norrlandskt Tidig Svarthavre” (early black oats from Northern Sweden). Supposedly, one of the most northerly adapted oats in the world. This is a hulled oat that matures in less than 100 days from early … Continue reading

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Krme Upland Rice

“Krme rice, an obscure variety that may translate as Little Pigs?!” Krme is a possible Russian or Serbian upland rice. I have little information regarding this cultivar. The seed was sent to me from Petr Vorbil in the Czech Republic.  http://www.pinuli.net … Continue reading

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