Fagopyrum esculentum, Mancan (Buckwheat, Mancan) bloom
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Fagopyrum esculentum, Mancan
Buckwheat, Mancan

A renovaton 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.

General Product Information:

Item Number: FAGESC01
Species Type: Naturalized
Product Categories:
Classification: Herbaceous Annual, Herbaceous Annual
Characteristics: An erect growing grain crop with a taproot.
Habitat: Adapts to a wide range of soil types and conditions.
Flower Color: White
Foliage Color: Green
Minimum Root Depth: 12 in
pH: 5.0 – 8.5

Indicator Regions (view map & key):

Northcentral & Northeast: NI
Midwest: NI
Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: NI
Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: NI


Shade: Moderate
Drought: Low
Salt: No

Seed Information:

Approximate seeds per lb: 20,000
Seeding Rate: Please contact customer service for seeding rate information.
Truax Seedbox: Coarse-High Rates or Fluffy-Low Rates



Price: $0.88/lb

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