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Buckwheat Buckwheat
Adds organic material to soil!

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100 days - Annual. Smothers summer weeds and attracts beneficial insects. Good for forage or hay and loosens heavy soils. Can be grown as a seed crop. 1 lb. covers 1000 sq. ft.

Seeds will be shipped within 5-10 days of your order.

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Product Details
Ship Season: both Spring & Fall
Items Per Package: For each offer ordered, get 1 lb. seeds.
Height: 8-36"-plant will grow vegetatively and flower until it is cut,or frost
Bloom Time/Days To Maturity: 30-40 days,100 days to seed crop
Sun/Shade: Sun
Spacing: 1 lb per 500 sq feet
Depth: 1-2" no deeper
Spread: 12"
Germination: 5-10 days
Yield: typical yields are 1200-1600 lbs/acre
Comments: Annual Warm season cover crop. Non-legume 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} quickley. Also accumulates insoluble phosphorus and, when turned under,release it to the soil in plant-available form. Planted early,it is an excellent trap crop for thrips during bloom of fruits and vines. Also attracts beneficial insects.Grows to maturity in 30-45 days, so 2 to 4 plantings can be sown in one summer. Mature height varies with soil quality,form 8" to 3". Grows on almost any soil with assistance,but absolutey requires warmth. Seed at 3lb/1000 sq ft or 60-80 il /acre. {No inoculant needed}Good for forage or hay,good weed competition,adds signifcant organic matter,quick growing. attracts beneficial insects,mid height,somewhat drought tolorant once established,tolerated and loosens heavy soils,easily established
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