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Abyssinian Oat

Avena abyssinica

Family: Poaceae (poh-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Avena (a-VEE-na) (Info)
Species: abyssinica (a-biss-IN-ee-kuh) (Info)


Edible Fruits and Nuts


Foliage Color:

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Bloom Characteristics:

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Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow:

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18-24 in. (45-60 cm)


3-6 in. (7-15 cm)


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Sun Exposure:

Full Sun


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Bloom Color:

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Bloom Time:

Late Spring/Early Summer

Mid Summer

Late Summer/Early Fall

Mid Fall


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Other details:

May be a noxious weed or invasive

Soil pH requirements:

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Patent Information:

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Propagation Methods:

Direct sow as soon as the ground can be worked

Seed Collecting:

Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds

Gardeners' Notes:

No details have been posted.