Tartary buckwheat (fodder usage) – is native to the mountainous regions of western China and is mainly cultivated in China, Bhutan, Northern India, Nepal and Central Europe. They are grown for grain, drought tolerant and more resistant to cold climates than ordinary ones. Lower grain yield and bitter flour taste, so it is more often sown to make medicinal teas. Plants do not tolerate frost.
Use: to make medicinal teas due to the accumulated biologically active substances
Cultivation features: open, sunny places and lighter soils are chosen. It grows in acidic sandy loams, and when growing in peatlands, it produces more mass.