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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    Steve Eaton S. E. Steve E.

    Buckwheat seed

    Received very quickly. Packaged good. It is in the ground, hope it grows.

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    William Myers W. M. William M.

    No products have arrived here

    21 days of surveys, but Seed World hasn’t shipped any products. Starting to think I was scammed.

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    MSgt M D Wilson M. . M. D. W. MSgt . M. D. W.

    Where's the seeds

    FEDEX shows that a label was created and no package yet shipped.

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    Trent Watts T. W. Trent W.

    Have not received product

    Have not received

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    Petra Simons P. S. Petra S.

    Excellent Product

    On time delivery. Good quality.

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    Trent McCaa T. M. Trent M.


    No you didn’t because I spoke with your office today and they we’re waiting on buck wheat and it’s supposed to ship today

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    Nate Bills N. B. Nate B.

    Havent seen tge buckwheat order, or the winter rye

    Gonna need an explaination on tge whereabouts of my order very soon, please contact me: 336-580-9150

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    William Banner W. B. William B.


    Good quality and was shipped fast. Will order again from them

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    Corey Knochel C. K. Corey K.

    Seed order

    Fast shipping!

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    Vlad Spanu V. S. Vlad S.

    Good product.

    High germination rate. Thanks,.

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    William bray W. B. William b.

    Fast shipping.

    Haven't had a chance to plant yet, but shipping was fast. 4 stars for sed world.

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    Emily Smith E. S. Emily S.

    Fast shipping, product looks good

    Haven't planted this yet, but the seeds look very good, and shipping was speedy. Shipping charges were more reasonable than some other places we checked as well!

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    Jeff Bowman J. B. Jeff B.

    Prompt delivery; excellent product.

    The seeds germinated in less than 4 days!

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    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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Category: Buckwheat Seed

Type: Cover Crop

Brand: Seed Ranch

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