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Organic Flax Seed
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Cool Season Annual Cover Crop

Item Number: SCN930

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Linum usitatissum Certified Organic. Cool season cover crop.

Flax is a cool season herbaceous annual plant with a short taproot system. Pale blue to pale pink flowers and seed is produced in bolls or pods after flowering. Best growth and production when maximum plant growth and flowering occurs before temperatures reach 90 degrees.

  • Application Rate: 45 lb/acre or 1-2 lb per 1,000 sq. ft at 1 deep or less, a drill is preferred method of planting.
  • Inoculant: None needed
  • Plant Height: 1-4'
  • Uses: Erosion control, attracts beneficial insects, adds biomass, green manure
  • Facts to Note: Very poor weed competitor, a clean seed bed is required. Planted in early fall in the west and Texas, plant after spring grain planting in colder climates. Very good cold tolerance between seedling and bloom stages. Prefers regular water on well drained medium to heavy textured soils. Nitrogen fertilizer will increase seed yield.

Features

  • Attracts Beneficial Insects
  • Cold Hardy, Down to 25 °F
  • Germination in Soils < 45°F
  • Helps Control Erosion

Characteristics

Sales Unit Lb Life Cycle Annual
Plant Height Mid-height, 13-36", Tall, over 36" Organic Status Certified Organic Product
Planting Time Spring, Fall Seed Variety Single
Sales Unit Lb
Life Cycle Annual
Plant Height Mid-height, 13-36", Tall, over 36"
Organic Status Certified Organic Product
Planting Time Spring, Fall
Seed Variety Single

Useful Information

Planting & Growing Guide

Videos & Articles

Videos

Articles

April 7, 2015 - Meredith Cherry
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October 22, 2013 - Charlotte from Peaceful Valley
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October 22, 2013 - Charlotte from Peaceful Valley
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May 10, 2012 - Charlotte from Peaceful Valley
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Shipping Weight: 1.10 lbs. Dimensions: 8"L x 5"W x 1.5"H

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