Buckwheat is a great plant for the impatient gardener. It goes from seed to seeding plant in about 6 -8 weeks and vary rarely causes any problems in the garden.
The seed strikes as easily as Radish and it can be prepared in pots for planting out or planted in-situ where you want it to grow.
As a food source the seed is universally accepted as high in starch, protein, minerals.
Medicinally, it is also gaining an excellent reputation to accompany it’s historical herbal uses.