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Green Manure Seeds - Buckwheat

  • Catalogue Code 1020-2992
  • Pack Contents: covers 28sq yds/23sq m

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.

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Green Manure Seeds - Buckwheat 1020-2992

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.

05-Aug-2016
Rating:5

Excellent

12-Jun-2016
Rating:4

Good

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Harvest Chart for Green Manure Seeds

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Green Manure Seeds - Buckwheat 0
Green Manure Seeds - Winter Tares 0

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