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Conservation Plant Characteristics

Fagopyrum esculentum Moench
buckwheat
FAES2

Morphology/Physiology
Active Growth Period
After Harvest Regrowth Rate
Bloat None
C:N Ratio
Coppice Potential No
Fall Conspicuous No
Fire Resistant No
Flower Color White
Flower Conspicuous Yes
Foliage Color Green
Foliage Porosity Summer Dense
Foliage Porosity Winter Moderate
Foliage Texture Fine
Fruit/Seed Color
Fruit/Seed Conspicuous No
Growth Form
Growth Rate Rapid
Height at 20 Years, Maximum (feet)
Height, Mature (feet) 2.0
Known Allelopath Yes
Leaf Retention No
Lifespan
Low Growing Grass No
Nitrogen Fixation None
Resprout Ability No
Shape and Orientation Erect
Toxicity Severe
Growth Requirements
Adapted to Coarse Textured Soils Yes
Adapted to Fine Textured Soils No
Adapted to Medium Textured Soils Yes
Anaerobic Tolerance
CaCO3 Tolerance
Cold Stratification Required No
Drought Tolerance Low
Fertility Requirement Medium
Fire Tolerance
Frost Free Days, Minimum 365
Hedge Tolerance None
Moisture Use
pH, Minimum 6.0
pH, Maximum 8.5
Planting Density per Acre, Minimum 4000
Planting Density per Acre, Maximum 16000
Precipitation, Minimum 15
Precipitation, Maximum 50
Root Depth, Minimum (inches) 12
Salinity Tolerance None
Shade Tolerance Intermediate
Temperature, Minimum (°F) 40
Reproduction
Bloom Period Mid Summer
Commercial Availability
Fruit/Seed Abundance
Fruit/Seed Period Begin Summer
Fruit/Seed Period End Fall
Fruit/Seed Persistence No
Propagated by Bare Root No
Propagated by Bulb No
Propagated by Container No
Propagated by Corm No
Propagated by Cuttings No
Propagated by Seed Yes
Propagated by Sod No
Propagated by Sprigs No
Propagated by Tubers No
Seed per Pound 20000
Seed Spread Rate
Seedling Vigor
Small Grain Yes
Vegetative Spread Rate
Suitability/Use
Berry/Nut/Seed Product No
Christmas Tree Product No
Fodder Product No
Fuelwood Product
Lumber Product No
Naval Store Product No
Nursery Stock Product No
Palatable Browse Animal Medium
Palatable Graze Animal Low
Palatable Human No
Post Product No
Protein Potential
Pulpwood Product No
Veneer Product No
 
 
Time Generated: 10/24/2014 08:46 AM MDT