The Dirty Gardener Heirloom Mancan Buckwheat, 400 Seeds

The Dirty Gardener

$ 7.33 

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Buckwheat seed - buckwheat produces an abundance of flowers and seed in 70-80 days which holds onto the stalk well after ripening. On average, the plant height is 2 to 4 feet and appealing to wildlife. Buckwheat is also popular for honey bees and produces an abundance of flowers very quickly. Buckwheat grows well in most any type of soil; poor, fertile, peat, sand, clay or loam. Buckwheat is not very shade tolerant and can germinate and grow at temperatures as low as 45 degrees f, but optimal growth occurs at or above 55 degrees f. It is very frost sensitive and does not survive even light frosts. Buckwheat has a low water requirement and does not do well in wet soils. Buckwheat is a great addition to spring and summer food plots for quail, doves, turkey, ducks & deer. Buckwheat also serves as a great cover crop for gardens. - see more at: http://hancockseed.com/buckwheat-seed-50-lb-bag-53.html#sthash.kp0agnff.dpuf

  • This Bulk buckwheat is an excellent flowering crop cover
  • Broadleaf plant which blooms prolifically over a period of several weeks
  • Reaches a height of 2 to 4 feet
  • Popular with beekeepers and also used as a livestock and poultry feed
  • Plow under as a source of natural green manure fertilizer to make phosphate more available

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