Growing Calendar for Green Manure Seeds - Buckwheat
Delivery: 5-7 Working Days
Green Manure Buckwheat is a fast growing short-term summer green manure. Grows extremely fast, forming a dense canopy of foliage that smothers weeds and produces large amounts of organic matter. A good source of calcium, its long roots extract nutrients from deep in the soil. When left to flower it attracts hoverflies whose larvae feed on aphids. Sow May-August.
Improves soil texture and is a source of calcium.
HA 32in (80cm)
Height: 32-36in (80-90cm)
Sow Outdoors: May-August, in a broad cast manner. Lightly rake the soil surface after sowing. Keep soil moist at all times.
Grow On: Chop and dig in the plants any time before flowering.
Use a strimmmer or lawn mower to chop down the foliage.
Pack contains sufficient for 28 square yards.
Learn to grow your own Green Manures.
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