In need ground cover for a drainage ditch in my front yard
Flax will not tolerate constant moisture. There are wildflower flax varieties, Linum perenne, and the agricultural crop flaxseed. The following article discusses common flax and has links to the wildflower blue flax and red flax.https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/flowers/flax/growing-flaxseed-plants.htm
Hi, I was wondering if you know whats happening to this flax plant. The leaves have a speckled brown appearance. thanks
This appears to be a Rust Fungus.
These articles will help you.
Thank you for the ideal message on flaxseed farming indeed I am interested, living in Nigeria currency I want demonstrate flaxseed plan in Nigeria if possible. 2.How can I get buyers in Nigeria at good prices? Best regards. Usman.
You can grow it in your backyard, but I couldn't comment on farming or a business plan. Here is some information that may help:
The plant has been in place fore 7 years. We had a heavy snow and cold here in the NW for 2 weeks this year. Very hard on the flax. Leaves are bent and most lying on the ground. What can I do?
I will assume that you are referring to New Zealand Flax, as the standard "flax" is very small and would just be completely flattened with snow, rather than having leaves on the ground.
If the leaves are damaged, then cutting them will not harm them. Here is an article that will help:
In the case that you are referring to, actual, Flax- This article will help: