Himalayan Buckwheat

Fagopyrum dibotrys

Fresh or cooked leaves are used like spinach. Harvest any time. Profuse white flowers are edible and readily attract bees.

Water: Moderate

Hardiness: Not frost tender, but disappears in Winter

Habit: 3 to 4' tall by 4 to 6' wide ever-spreading perennial

Light: Full Sun to Partial Shade

Soil: Any soil

Origin: Southeast Asia

Additional Characteristics: Edible Flower

Himalayan Buckwheat