There are no edible uses listed for Linum monogynum.
A fibre is obtained from the stem
There are no medicinal uses listed for Linum monogynum.
Seed - sow spring in greenhouse. When they are large enough to handle, prick the seedlings out into individual pots and grow them on in the greenhouse for at least their first winter. Plant them out into their permanent positions in late spring or early summer, after the last expected frosts.
Basal cuttings in spring. Harvest the shoots when they are about 8 - 10cm long with plenty of underground stem. Pot them up into individual pots and keep them in light shade in a cold frame or greenhouse until they are rooting well. Plant them out in the summer.
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Prefers a light well-drained moderately fertile humus-rich soil in a sunny sheltered position
A very ornamental plant
, it is only hardy in the milder areas of the country. Plants are thriving in a sheltered position at Rosewarne Gardens in N. Devon, whilst they are killed over the winter in an exposed Cornish garden[K].
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Polycultures & Guilds
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? 1.01.1 Laing. and Blackwell. Plants of New Zealand. Whitcombe and Tombs Ltd (1907-00-00)
? 2.02.1 Huxley. A. The New RHS Dictionary of Gardening. 1992. MacMillan Press ISBN 0-333-47494-5 (1992-00-00)
? F. Chittendon. RHS Dictionary of Plants plus Supplement. 1956 Oxford University Press (1951-00-00)
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