Buckwheat Seeds

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Buckwheat Seeds (Fagopyrum esculentum)

Seeding Rate: 40-50 Lbs per acre; 3 Lbs. per 1000 sq. ft.
Seed Depth:
1/2 - 1 inch

Fertilizer: 300 Lbs. per Acre
Planting Time: Spring-Summer
pH: 5.5-6.5
Life Span: 65-80 days
Variety: Mancan

Summer annual which can be used as a green manure crop. An early maturing wheat suitable for almost any type soil. Seeds remain on stalk after ripening, providing food over extended period of time. Buckwheat has a short growing season, maturing in 10 to 12 weeks. It is quickly killed by frost. Buckwheat is a short-season cash crop with properties that can make it fit specific situations on your farm. While it is unlikely to be your main crop, it can be a worthwhile part of your overall farm plan.   Reasons For growing buckwheat  
  •  Fits into rotations at a time when fields might otherwise be idle.
  •  Can be grown as a catch crop where another crop failed.
  •  Inexpensive to grow because it requires no pesticides and little fertilizer.
  •  Can be grown with equipment available on most farms.
  •  Requires little attention during the growing season.
  •  Mellows the soil and suppresses some weeds.
  •  Easily raised Organically, at a premium price.

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Based on 7 reviews Average Product Rating 4.9 stars
5 Star Rating - 6 Customer Reviews (6)
4 Star Rating - 1 Customer Review
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  • Verified buyer
    5 star rating Jeff Bowman J. B. Jeff B.

    Prompt delivery; excellent product.

    The seeds germinated in less than 4 days!

  • Verified buyer
    5 star rating Patrick Scott P. S. Patrick S.

    Great Product & Customer Service

    I had to change my shipping date, I received great support with everything arrived on time according to the new shipping date. We’re totally satisfied with the product we received! We’re just waiting on Rain. Thank you once for the great support, looking forward to further orders.

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    5 star rating Aaron Oliver A. O. Aaron O.


    Fast shipping and great packaging

  • 4 star rating Robert M. R. M. Robert M.

    Ok so far

    Waiting for seed to come up

  • 5 star rating James B. J. B. James B.

    Good Seed!

    Used before and came up great. Stocking up for next spring.

  • Verified buyer
    5 star rating William Smith W. S. William S.


    Got in a timely manner been in ground 2 days

  • Verified buyer
    5 star rating mark deans M. D. mark d.


    Seeds were delivered on time, seeds have sprouted after 3 days. Couldn’t be more excited or happy with our purchase

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Category: Buckwheat Seed

Type: Cover Crop

Brand: Seed Ranch

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