Buckwheat Seed: 1 lb.

Provide your bees with an excellent source of protein and nectar when you plant this Japanese Buckwheat Seed Mix.

  • Item Code: SEEDBUCK1
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Japanese Buckwheat is one of the best sources of high quality protein in the plant kingdom. It prospers in soils too poor for other crops (can tolerate a pH of down to 5) and it is not susceptible to any major diseases or pest problems.

Give your bees a reason to buzz!


  • Buckwheat can reach a height of 2 to 4 feet
  • Sold in 1lb. packages.
  • Available seasonally
  • Read our buckwheat seed planting instructions
  • When about three-quarters of the plants have become dark brown, you can cut the stems and thresh for buckwheat groats to eat

To plant:

Spread the seed by hand at a rate of between two and four pounds per thousand square feet, and cover it by lightly raking the sown area.

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