Indigo, True seed

$5.50$22.00 incl. GST

Seed Count: 50 / packet
Germination Difficulty: moderate
Botanical Name: Indigofera tinctoria
Seed / Gram: ~ 155 / gram

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Description

True Indigo, Indigofera tinctoria. Fermentation of foliage produces a permanent blue dye reputed for the fastness and clarity. Also employed as a hair colouring. A popular, yet old fashioned, landscaping plant with a compact habit and attractive foliage. True Indigo is native to Asia and prefers fertile, well drained soils in part shaded position. Drought tender but frost resistant. A deciduous perennial, growing to 2m.