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Linum usitatissimum

Common Flax, Flax, Linseed

  • Linum usitatissimum

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Details

Min. hardiness zone:
4
Item ID:

Growing Info

Scarification
Scarification: none required
Stratification
Stratification: none required
Germination
Germination: sow seed 1/8" deep

Other: early spring sowing is prefered, use 42-50 lbs/acre 

In a Nutshell:

* Flax was extensively cultivated in ancient Ethiopia and ancient Egypt . In a prehistoric cave in the Republic of Georgia dyed flax fibers have been found that date to 34,000 BC . more...
* Linseed has a long history of medicinal use, its main effects being as a laxative and expectorant that soothes irritated tissues, controls coughing and relieves pain. The seed, or the oil from the seed are normally used. more...

Usda description:

More info on http://plants.usda.gov

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