Buckwheat
Buckwheat

Buckwheat

Regular price
$3.35
Sale price
$3.35

Fagopyrum esculentum

Awesome green manure and insectary plant! Smothers weeds! Edible seeds!

Buckwheat is a favorite of organic farmers for summer planting after spring crops have come out. It grows extremely quickly, smothering out weeds. Can be cut down as mulch, tilled into the soil as green manure, or allowed to flower to feed bees and other insects. Phosphorus accumulator. Annual. OP.

Seeds grown by Butterfield Farm in Weiser, Idaho.

300 seeds.

Directions: Direct seed after danger of frost has passed. 75-85 days to maturity for seed harvest, 38-44 days to maturity for flowers.

Planting Depth

Seed Spacing

Days to Germination

Days to Maturity

¼”

3”

6-12

42 or 80