Blue Annual

Linum usitatissimum

Pale blue flowers atop reedy stems are often grown commercially for fiber or seed. Best seeded in early spring. Prefers cool moist growing conditions followed by a dry late summer. Easy-to-grow in full sun. Hardy to zone 4. Self-seeding annual.

SizePrice QtyPurchase
1/2 grams - Packet $ 2.50
1/4 oz $ 8.45
1/2 oz $ 12.70
0.75 oz $ 14.25
1 oz $ 18.95
Average Seed / oz Seed / 100' Row Average Yield / 100' Row Days to Harvest
20000 n/a n/a 120-140
Planting Season Ideal Soil Temp Sun Frost Tolerance
After Last Frost 65-80°F Full Sun Frost Sensitive
Sowing Method Seed Depth Direct Seed Spacing Seeds Per Packet
Direct Seed 1/8" 4-8" 80
Mature Spacing Days to Sprout Production Cycle Seed Viability
4-6" 20-25 Annual 2 years