Polygonum fagopyrum
Attracts beneficial insects

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Height Range: 24 - 36 inches
Seeding Rate: 50-60 Lbs/acre
Seeds Per Pound: 18000

Extremely rapid growth makes buckwheat a viable source for short windows and makes it excellent at smothering and choking out weeds.  It is a very good mid-summer soil conditioner as it produces 2-3 tons of dry matter over a 6-8 week period.  Attracts beneficial insect species and is a good nectar source in the morning hours for honeybees.  Buckwheat has been reported to increase phosphorus availability to following crops.  Not good for compacted, drought prone, or excessively wet soils.