Buckwheat Seed, Koto, Fagopyrum esculentum Seed, Koto
Fagopyrum esculentum, Koto

Buckwheat, Koto

Tap-rooted, renovation grain cover crop for low productivity land; builds organic matter that decays rapidly when plowed under; planting time varies with application; killed by frost; provides food for human consumption, wildlife, and honey production.

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General Product Information
  • Species:
    Buckwheat, Koto
  • Species Type:
    Naturalized
  • Product Categories:
  • Characteristics:
    Erect-growing.
  • Habitat:
    Adapts to a wide range of soil types and conditions.
  • Life Cycle:
    Annual
  • Typical Height:
    3.0 ft
  • Minimum Root Depth:
    12 in
  • pH:
    5.0 – 8.5
Indicator Regions
  • Northcentral & Northeast:
    NI
  • Midwest
    NI
  • Eastern Mountains and Piedmont:
    NI
  • Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain
    NI
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Tolerances
  • Shade:
    Moderate
  • Drought:
    Low
  • Salt:
    No
Seed Information
  • Approximate seeds per lb:
    20,000
  • Truax Seedbox:
    Coarse-High or Fluffy-Low Rates

$1.92/lb

Description

Tap-rooted, renovation grain cover crop for low productivity land; builds organic matter that decays rapidly when plowed under; planting time varies with application; killed by frost; provides food for human consumption, wildlife, and honey production.

Additional information

BloomPeriodSrchTrm

Summer

ColorSearchTerms
FoliageColor

Green

IndicatorRegion1

NI

IndicatorRegion2

NI

IndicatorRegion3

NI

IndicatorRegion4

NI

LifeCycle

Annual

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