Celebrate Oregon Agriculture: Meadowfoam
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.