willamette-growing-region

Willamette

West Central Oregon

Physical Description
This growing area is in the Willamette Valley, which ranges from west central to northwestern Oregon.

Elevation
180 – 230 ft (54 – 70 m)

Irrigation
The Willamette Valley is irrigated with wheel-line sprinklers, center pivots, and big guns with water in the lower valley primarily pumped from shallow wells that reach into the high water table. In the north and mid-valley areas, the water is supplied from the Willamette River and from slightly deeper wells.

Mint Varieties
Peppermint (primarily Murray Mitcham, also some Black, Roberts, and Todd Mitcham)

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