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Organic Buckwheat Seed
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Fast Growing Summer Cover Crop

Item Number: SCN610

$2.39/Lb

In Stock! Ships from Northern CA.

$2.39/Lb

In Stock! Ships from Northern CA.

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Description

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Fagopyrum esculentum Warm season cover crop

Non-legume broadleaf does not fix Nitrogen but is one of the best hot weather cover crops because of its ability to produce organic matter and smother summer weeds (Canada Thistle, Quackgrass, Nutgrass, etc) quickly. Also accumulates insoluble phosphorus and, when turned under, releases it to the soil in plant-available form.

  • Application Rate: 3 lb/1000 sq ft or 60-80 lb/acre
  • Inoculant: None needed
  • Germination: 5-10 Days
  • Plant Height: 8" - 3'
  • Days to Maturity: 30-45
  • Uses: Planted early, it is an excellent trap crop for thrips during bloom of fruits and vines. Also attracts beneficial insects. Weed competition, accumulates phosphorus for later release.
  • Facts to Note: Grows on almost any soil with little assistance, but absolutely requires warmth. Quick to mature, so 2 to 4 plantings can be sown in one summer. Mature height varies with soil quality.

Features

  • Adds Significant Organic Matter
  • Attracts Bees/Butterflies
  • Attracts Beneficial Insects
  • Easily Established
  • Good for Forage/Hay
  • Good for Weed Competition
  • Loosens Heavy Soils
  • Requires Summer Water
  • Somewhat Drought Tolerant

Characteristics

Sales Unit Lb Seed Unit Sizes 1 lb
Life Cycle Tender Annual Plant Height Mid-height, 13-36"
Organic Status Certified Organic Product Planting Time Spring, Summer
Seed Variety Single
Sales Unit Lb
Seed Unit Sizes 1 lb
Life Cycle Tender Annual
Plant Height Mid-height, 13-36"
Organic Status Certified Organic Product
Planting Time Spring, Summer
Seed Variety Single

Useful Information

Planting & Growing Guide

What You May Need

Shipping Information

Shipping Weight: 1.10 lbs. Dimensions: 8"L x 5"W x 1.5"H

Reviews

great germination

planted 2 pounds in a couple of patches. fantastic germination.

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