Seed Crop, Grain & Pseudocereal Seeds
Buckwheat is a pseudo-grain that can be hulled and cooked as a staple or eaten as sprouts. Annual with white flowers. Attracts Ladybirds, Hoverflies and caterpillar-parasitic Tachinid Flies. Can be used as a green manure. Rich in vitamins and minerals. 7-9 weeks to harvest. 300 un-hulled seeds per packet.
Black seeded variety of Chia. Seeds soaked in water create a gel that can be used in dips, salads dressings and spreads as a thickener. Dry seed can also be used a poultry forage. Chia seeds are rich in Omega 3 fatty acid, Thiamine, Niacin, Calcium, Iron, Magnesium, Manganese, Phosphorus and Zinc. Approximately 2000 seeds per packet.
Sunbird is a large, yellow-flowered, heirloom Sunflower variety. Produces large numbers of good quality seeds for eating or poultry forage. Can be used as a living trellis for smaller climbing plants or as a windbreak for plants requiring shelter. Drought tolerant variety with good disease resistance. 9-10 weeks. 60 seeds per packet