Organic Buckwheat

  • Member of the Polygonaceae plant family
    Quick-growing, broadleaf summer annual ready to incorporate in 35 to 45 days
    Potential for multiple plantings per year: grain crop in 70 to 90 days
  • Competitive with tough weeds like giant ragweed and Canada thistle
  • Residue breaks down rapidly
  • Mellows soil, breaks up surface compaction
  • Excellent scavenger of P and other nutrients
  • Thrives on nutrient-deficient soils
  • Sensitive to frost, drought, excessive heat and any carryover herbicides
  • Easy to terminate; terminate at first sign of flowering to avoid volunteer weeds


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Organic Buckwheat
Performance Table
Species NameDrilledBroadcast/AerialIn MixApprox. Seeds/lbSeeding Date RangeSeeding DepthWinter Kill
Organic Buckwheat50-100NA15-2515,000May-Aug½ - 1 ½ inchesYes