Released by the Western Australia Department of Agriculture in 1967.
Re-selected in California and released here in 1970.
Swan is a tall oat, medium of stem, and with leafiness equal to that of Montezuma.
Dual purpose for grain production and forage/hay.
Very lodge resistant. Makes an excellent cover crop with vetch as it provides a good stem structure for crawling.
In colder areas Swan Oats should be planted in the spring.
Good Yellow Dwarf Resistance.