Buckwheat - Green manure

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 Groenbemester – Fagopyrum esculentum
Features

Buckwheat is a fast growing crop and an excellent plant for bees. This crop requires a sunny location and a poorly fertilized ground with preferably a pH of around 5. When the plant drops its first seeds, you can cut the whole crop and let it dry.

Growing
Outdoor
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direct sowing
flowering
Quick facts
Smallest package    :   50 grams (for 10 m2)
Seeds per gram    :   35 seeds
Plant spacing    :   30x5 cm
Plant height    :   50-80 cm
Position    :   sun-Half Shadow
Bee-friendly    :   will attract bees & butterflies