River Refuge Seed

Specializing in Wetland Restoration

BUCKWHEAT                                                                                $1.20 per/lb

Fagopyrum esculentum

TYPE: Annual 

HEIGHT: 2-3 feet

HABITAT: Grows best in soils with light to medium texture and good drainage 

SEEDING RATE: 50 lbs per acre with approximately     20,000 seeds per lb


A fast growing annual maturing in 10-12 weeks. It’s a good seed producer that waterfowl love and can be planted late in summer when its too late for any other seed crop. 

Planting Instructions: Use general ground prep method (click here). Use general ground prep method from above. Plant in late spring into summer. Drill 50 lbs. of seed per acre 1” to 2” deep or spin spread 60 to 70 lbs per acre. If spin spread, harrow to cover seed. With either method roll if possible. Spread 100 to 200 lbs. of 46-0-0 fertilizer.