About Common Flax
The leaves of this plant are simple, alternate, narrow and smooth-margined. The flowers are pale blue, 5-parted, the petals broad and spreading, and the fruit a capsule.
Also known as
Flax, Common flax and Linseed,
How to care for Common Flax
Common Flax needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.
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Common Flax love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.
Common Flax does not tolerate low-light 🚫.
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Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.
By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.
To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Common Flax after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.