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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.

General Product Information:

Item Number: FAGESC01
Species Type: Naturalized
Product Categories:
Classification: Herbaceous Annual, Herbaceous Annual
Characteristics: Erect-growing.
Habitat: Adapts to a wide range of soil types and conditions.
Foliage Color: Green
Height: Up to 3.0 Ft
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
Mix Seed Rate per Acre: Please contact customer service for seeding rate information.
Truax Seedbox: Coarse-High Rates or Fluffy-Low Rates



Price: $1.92/Lb

This species is included in the following Ernst Seed Mixes

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