Pima Cotton is an extra long staple cotton that grows on the northern coast of Peru. Renowned for its superior fiber, length, strength, and consistency, Peruvian Pima cotton makes the softest, finest clothing softer than a baby's skin.
Much like coffee, cashmere or wine, the quality of cotton varies greatly. Thanks to ideal growing conditions, extra-long staple length and hand harvesting, Peruvian pima cotton is the world’s finest, prized for its exceptional durability, softness and brilliant luster.
Peruvian Pima cotton (gossypium barbadense) is considered to be one of the softest and finest cotton in the world. Peruvian Pima cotton is peculiar to a microclimate in northern Peru and reputed for its silky softness, strongness and durability. This precious cotton is carefully handpicked without the use of defoliant agents.
PIMA COTTON AT A GLANCE
Softer and more absorbent than other cottons. Ideal growing conditions in coastal Peru create the best quality Pima cotton in the world.
Due to its extra-long 1-3/8" staple length, Peruvian Pima cotton is especially soft, durable, and highly resistant to pilling.
Environmentally friendly hand-harvesting results in brilliant white fibers which dye beautifully and are free from scratchy impurities
Perfect for those who suffer from allergies or those with sensitive skin or beautiful babies ..-)