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GROW BIOINTENSIVEŽ CULTURAL INFO: W/Matures 12-14/Yield 2-8 seeds; 4-16+ dry biomass/ Spacing 5"
DAYS TO MATURITY:
SEED CODE: O
SEEDS PER PACKET: 300
APPROXIMATE GERMINATION DAYS: 5-10
SOIL TEMPERATURE FOR GERMINATION:
PLANTING DEPTH: 1/2 - 1"
WHEN TO PLANT: Early Spring
PACKET INSTRUCTIONS: Plant early in the season in any good garden soil that is well drained. A thick stand will discourage branching - wider spacing will give more flowers and seeds. May be broadcast carefully into well-prepared soil and lightly raked in. It is often easier to broadcast seed evenly if it is mixed with a quantity of sand, soil or compost.
BOTANICAL NAME: Linum usitatissimum
DESCRIPTION:Fast-growing annual with sky-blue flowers to 2-5'. Easily grown for its seeds that are high in protein and omega-3 rich oil.
Medicinal: Digestive tract, chest/lungs, skin, menopause
Seeds used in breads and cereals, as vegan egg substitute in recipes, and sprouted. Ground or not, the seeds are wonderful in baked goods. Can be pressed for it's omega-3 rich oil or for livestock and poultry feed.