Celebrate Oregon Agriculture: Meadowfoam

Posted on: October 6th, 2014

by Marie Bowers

Facts about Meadowfoam

  • 3000-4000 acres of meadowfoam is grown in the Willamette Valley annually
  •  The Willamette Valley has an ideal climate and soils for the production of meadowfoam; meadowfoam is planted in the fall and begins blooming in early May with seed harvest occurring in late June
  •   Meadowfoam can have as many as 80-100 million flowers per acre at full bloom
  • Meadowfoam is found in many common cosmetic products.

Find out more at Meadowfoam.com and on Pinterest 

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