Buckwheat Fagopyrum esculentum

Buckwheat is an annual broadleaf grain known for quick growth, ease of establishment, and weed suppression.

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Buckwheat is a multi-purpose grain which has been used for hundreds of years. It is very sensitive to cold and easily killed by frost. Buckwheat also is very adapted to a wide range of soils.

Recommended varieties.

We sell Mancan and common buckwheat. Manchan is known for its larger leaves and stems. It is also very vigorous.

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We provide an array of seed enhancements, including bio stimulants, macro and micronutrients, water absorbents, fungicides, and colorants. These are available for all seed types and uses.

Planting Instructions

Seeding Rate

40-90 lbs/ac

Planting Dates

Late spring through early fall.

Planting Map

Planting Depth

1/2 - 2"

Optimal pH

5.4 - 6.5