Buckwheat, Mancan, Fagopyrum esculentum, Mancan seed
Fagopyrum esculentum, Mancan

Buckwheat, Mancan

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
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
  • Seeding Rate:
    Please contact customer service for seeding rate information.
  • Truax Seedbox:
    Coarse-High Rates or Fluffy-Low Rates
Included in mixes

$1.92/lb

Description

Dwarf Sorghum/Red Milo is attractive to mourning doves in the fall. It stands upright in snow and makes emergency food during the winter for turkey, pheasants and deer. White Proso Millet and Black Oil Sunflower are extremely popular and effective for all birds. Buckwheat is extremely popular with mourning doves, turkey and deer. Seed before July 1st, preferably in May-June, in full sun and well-drained soils. Mix formulations are subject to change without notice depending on the availability of existing and new products. While the formula may change, the guiding philosophy and function of the mix will not.

Additional information

BloomPeriodSrchTrm

Summer

ColorSearchTerms

Yellow

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