Black Oats or Saia Oats is one of the worlds oldest cover crops. Planted specifically for its high production of biomass both above and below the soil, it is vitally important in increasing the organic and carbon content of your soil. Best planted April/May and interplanting of vetch will produce some of the largest volumes of biomass that can be used as a green manure, mulch or as feedstock. Due to its high tillering ability it also serves as an excellent weed suppressor. It has a long growing season with very good disease resistance. Saia is a hardy oats that is well adapted to sandy soils. Sowing rates should not exceed 60kg /ha.
BarSai - New Saia Oat