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Buckwheat

#1460 | FAGOPYRUM ESCULENTUM

Buckwheat

#1460 | FAGOPYRUM ESCULENTUM

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Summary

Buckwheat is a warm-season, broadleaf annual commonly used in cover crop mixes, wildlife food plots, and pollinator mixes.

Plant Characteristics
Taxonomy

Zone

Regional Growing Zone
1 - Northwest Coastal, 2 - California Coastal, 3 - Southern Mountain, 4 - Mountain, 5 - Midwest, 6 - Northeast Lakes, 7 - Great Lakes South, 8 - Appalacia, 9 - Southeast, 10 - South Florida, 11 - South Texas, 12 - Southwest
USDA Plant Hardiness Zones
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Temperature Zone
Warm, Cool, Transitional

Plant Characteristics

Height
2" - 3"
Bloom Period
Mid-Summer
Bloom Color
White
Leaf Color
Green
Growing Cycle
Annual
Sun Requirement
Full Sun

Plant Information

Planting Season
Spring - Summer
Plant Depth
0.5" - 1.5"
Minimum Soil Temp for Germination
42° F
Establishment
Easy

Seed Information

Seeds Per Pound
20,000
Kingdom
Plantae
Subkingdom
Tracheobionta
Super Division
Spermatophyta
Division
Magnoliophyta
Class
Magnoliopsida
Subclass
CARYOPHYLLIDAE
Order
POLYGONALES
Family
POLYGONACEAE
Genus
FAGOPYRUM
Species
FAGOPYRUM ESCULENTUM

Coverage Area & Available Sizes

COVERAGE: 40-60 lbs per acre

AVAILABLE SIZES:

Applications

Wildlife

Cover Crop

Pollinator Beneficial Plants

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