plant fibre tops

Hemp Tops


Regular price $10.50

This hemp sliver (untwisted drawn-out fibers) is designed for blending, spinning, home-art craft and paper making. It is ideal for hand spinners. Also known as "Plumbers Hemp", it can be used to help seal pipes.

The fiber length > 70-100mm, A grade. Long hemp sliver is the step just before spinning and is used in twine, yarn, cordage, textiles, paper, webbing and household goods. At the end of this product's life, the organic hemp fabric is 100% biodegradable, unlike synthetic fabrics or tanned leather.

Hemp is an extremely fast growing crop, producing more fiber yield per acre than any other source. Hemp can produce 250% more fiber than cotton and 600% more fiber than flax using the same amount of land. Hemp leaves the soil in excellent condition for any succeeding crop, especially when weeds may otherwise be troublesome. Farmers have reported excellent hemp growth on land that had been cultivated steadily for nearly 100 years.

The price is per 100 grams.

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