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.