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BUCKWHEAT

Product Description

Buckwheat

Fagopyrum esculentum

Lot of approx 300+ seeds

This is a great multipurpose plant for the garden and the kitchen, having been almost forgotten in modern agriculture, it was a staple food in the 18th and 19th centuries. It is highly insect attracting and simply growing some around the garden will be sure to bring beneficial insects to the garden like bees and butterflies for pollinating. It can also be grown for the grain which is an alternative to wheat and because despite the name it is not a wheat, it is gluten free. The seeds can be sprouted and the shoots used like wheatgrass for making your own health shakes or just to chew on raw. It also has medicinal properties, both the wheat and the dried leaves are said to be medicinally useful to reduce body fat, strengthen capillary walls and even treat diabetes.

HOW TO USE FOR SPROUTS

STEP 1 - Soak in warm water for approx. 12 hours.

STEP 2 - Rinse seeds thoroughly through a sieve. Leave in sieve but rinse several times a day to keep them moist and rinsed.

STEP 3 - After doing this for around 3 days the seeds will have begun to germinate. Once each seed has a little white root coming out, transfer to a seedling tray that has been lined with a 2cm layer of soil and spread seeds evenly over the surface.

STEP 4- Cover the seeds either with more soil or place tray in a dark cupboard with no light. Keep moist at all times (use a spray bottle for ease)

STEP 5- After another two or so days the seedlings will be around 2cm tall and can now be transferred to a partly sunny position. Either on a bench indoors or outside. Continue to water every day and ensure they are always moist but not overly wet.

STEP 6 - After about a week the shoots will be bright green and ready to cut. Simply cut about 1-2cm from the base with scissors and use the shoots. Allow the cut shoots to regrow so you can cut again but best to restart after two cuttings. -After having cut once, you can then plant them out in the garden and allow them to grow.

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