Organic Buckwheat

Quick-growing, broadleaved summer annual ready to incorporate in 35 to 45 days.

Potential for multiple plantings per year. Grain crop reaches maturity in 70 to 90 days. Very competitive with tough-to-control perennial and annual weeds like giant ragweed and Canada thistle. Easy to control and residue breaks down rapidly making this an ideal choice for small-scale producers. Excellent scavenger of P and other nutrients. Attracts beneficial insects and pollinators with its abundant flowers.

  • Excellent full-summer cover crop & pollinator-forage crop
  • Thrives on nutrient poor and varying soil types, but not on compacted, droughty, or wet soils
  • Sensitive to frost, drought, excessive heat, and any carryover herbicides
  • Terminate crop at first sign of flowering to avoid volunteer weeds

$1.18 - $59.00


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Organic Buckwheat
Performance Table
Species NameDrilledBroadcast/AerialIn MixApprox. Seeds/lbSeeding Date RangeSeeding DepthWinter Kill
Organic Buckwheat50-100NA15-2515,000May-Aug½ - 1½ inchYES
Organic Winter Rye50-100120-15025-7518,000Aug-Nov½- ¾ inchNO
Organic Aroostook Winter Rye50-100120-15025-7518,000Aug-Nov½- ¾ inchNO
Organic Cover Crop Barley72-96120-14448-6414,300Mar-May, Aug-Sept½- ¾ inchYES
Organic Cover Crop Brand Oats80-96128-14448-6416,000Mar-May, Aug-Sept½- ¾ inchYES
Organic Viking 220 Sorghum-Sudangrass20-2530-355-1018,000Mid-May- Early July½ - 1 inchYES

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Purchase Options

50lb Bag, Per Pound

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