flax family Linum

Blue blooming (annual, green manure) Linseed, flax

This heritage crop from the old country gives fibres that bring memories of historical garments and oil that is a popular health supplement. It is very pretty as a petite plant which revitalized daily with small, blue flowers. Blooming occurs from June to September. Grows to about 1 metre tall.

Sow in dense rows in April for the production of flaxseed. Space rows 10 cm apart. Tie up to stakes or trellising if needed. Harvest from September to October. Sowing as an ornamental plant until June is possible.

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Sowing quantity 1000 g/Are

Item No.
Price / item
Portion (for 3 m2)
3.95 CHF
0.00 CHF
250 g (150 seeds/g)
13.55 CHF
0.00 CHF