How to grow Buckwheat plant

Buckwheat plant growing herbaceous of the genus Fagopyrum also known as Fagopyrum esculentum, Common buckwheat, Buckwheat plant annual plant, grown for the edible seeds also used for the edible leaves and as medical plant, can grow in subtropical, temperate, mediterranean or desert climate and growing in hardiness zone 2-11a.

Leaves edible color green in hear shape.

Flower color white and can be little bit with pinkish, flower shape it’s stellate.

Buckwheat plant seeds

Seeds color brown in drop shape.

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Requirements for Buckwheat plant growing and care:

Cool weather

What is the best way to start growing?

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?

Difficulties or problems when growing:
Need big area in order to grow quantities, can cause photosensitivity

Planting season:
Spring / Summer

Pests and diseases:

Pruning season:
All season

How to prune:
No need

Size of the plant:
20-125cm, 8-50 inches

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing

Water requirement:
Small amount of water / Average amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full sun / Half shade

Is it possible to grow as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Blooming information

Bloom season?
Spring, summer, one month after sow

General information about the flower:
Star shape flowers in white shape

Edible Seeds

Seeds harvest season:
Summer / Autumn

Seeds pests or diseases:

What can be done with big quantities of Buckwheat plant seeds?
Breads, alcohol, bear, cooked, salad

Work requirements on the seeds:
Collect the seeds before they fall

How long does it take to bear seeds?
10-12 weeks

Scientific name:

Fagopyrum esculentum

Blooming Seasons

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Culinary Uses

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