Flax is the oldest fiber plant amongst all the fiber. It is an annual plant and the fiber is collected from the stew of the plant. Flax seeds are cultivated in a fertile, well-defined, and well prepared soil with a cool and humid condition. The process of collecting fiber from the plant is near similar to jute fiber. In present the demand of linen fiber is increased incredively for this reason the production rate of flax fiber increasing rapidly. In present Russia is the major flax cultivating country in the world but best quality flax is cultivated in Belgium. If we notice, major portion of linen fiber is supplied from the entire Europe.
Top Flax Growing Countries of the World: Linen fiber is used to produce linen fabric which is comfortable to wear. Flax is cultivated in different parts of the world. In every year, a survey is performed for determine the position of the flax growing country. This survey is done by different organizatation. By depending on the different reports, I have listed top flax producing countries of the world. This is a common chart. The position of the flax growing countries could be changed but most of the case they obtain the top position. Followings are the most flax growing countries. They are-
- UK (Ireland, Scotland, England)
Above are the major flax growing countries but some flax are grown in India, Pakistan, China and Africa.