Spring Oats are THE foundation to any great food plot.
Highly favored by deer, this early riser will pop out first and nurse your other seeds along. With 25% crude protein, it is highly digestible, heavy forage production and very tolerant to many types of soils. Pair with Winter Pea, Clovers and Chicory. Make sure to half rate when using in mix so not to choke out your other seeds.
Seeding & Growth:
Drilled: 70 lb/A, 3/4" to 1 1/2" deep
Broadcast: 90 lb/A
In a MIx: 40-50 lb/A
Dates: Late February to the end of March (Spring), 6 to 8 weeks before average first frost (Fall)
Average seeds/lb: 19,600
Emergence: 5-8 Days
Drought and Heat: Low drought and heat tolerance
Flooding: Tolerates brief flooding or ponding