Category Archives: Oats

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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Hulless Spring Oats

Avena nuda               100 days This variety of Spring oats is much easier to de-hull than most standard oats which are typically grown in the North as a nurse crop or for animal feed and straw. It is an excellent eating … Continue reading

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