***NOT TO TAS*** (Fagopyrum esculentum) Excellent green manure crop useful for adding both nutrients & carbon to the soil. Also useful for attracting beneficial insects, including bees to aid in pollination. Annual. Plant to 60cm high. Fast to grow & easy to dig in at any stage. Frost sensitive & prefers warmer soils.
When grown as a green manure crop, plants are best dug back into the soil when the leaves are still fresh & green & approx. 20-30cm high. Allow the green manure to break down in the soil for up to 4 weeks before planting any vegetables.
Sow late Spring & Summer.
Broadcast at a rate of 5-10kg/ha or 1g/sqm.
Smaller packets are ideal for the home gardener.
1 pkt 600 seeds / 20g
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