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Buckwheat Seeds (Fagopyrum esculentum, Common Buckwheat) - Annual - 10g - 350+ Seeds

Buckwheat Seeds (Fagopyrum esculentum, Common Buckwheat) - Annual - 10g - 350+ Seeds

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Buckwheat is cultivated for it's edible grain-like seeds and also useful as a cover crop.
Related rhubarb and sorrel, and it's actually not a grain or related at all to wheat.
Cultivated in Asia and Japan for thousands of years
High in protein, makes a gluten free flour. Leaves are edible.
Good for pollinators
Annual flowering plant 2-4 ft (60-120 cm) tall, with red stems and pink/white flowers
Short season crop, finished in 10-12 weeks
Grows well in low fertility soil
Establishes quickly and suppresses summer weeds

Package Contains: 10g / 350+ Seeds
Seed Source: Canada
Stratification Required: none
Planting instructions: Spring plant into prepared seed beds 1/2" deep and cover with mulch.
Germinates in 5-12 days

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