False Indigo Seeds

False Indigo Seeds

Botanical name  Amorpha fruticosa
Details  Purple flowering large shrub to small tree growing to 4 meters.

Pour 80 degree water over seeds and soak overnight. Sow just below soil surface at at 20 degrees and water
Nitrogen fixer  
Perennial  
Tags    legume   
Price  $4.90half teaspoon (approx. 80 seeds)

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False Indigo

False Indigo

Common name  desert false indigo, false indigo-bush, and bastard indigobush
Botanical name  Amorpha fruticosa
Family  Fabaceae or Leguminosae
Details  Found wild in most of the contiguous United States, southeastern Canada, and northern Mexico and introduced to Europe. Asia and other continents. It is often cultivated as an ornamental plant. It has minor edible use and some additional uses including: Bedding; Dye; Insecticide; Oil; Repellent; Shelterbelt; and Soil stabilization.
Height (m)  5-6
Flowers  Purple
Drought tolerance  
Frost sensitive  
Nitrogen fixer  
Perennial  
Shade / Sun  Part sun - full shade
Soil type  Light, well drained
Wind tolerance  Tolerates strong winds but not maritime exposure

 tags

legume