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Indigo
Indigofera tinctoria
Uses: Medicinal/Industrial Duration: Annual
When to Sow: Spring Ease of Germination: Moderate
Ancient dyeplant known for the clarity and fastness of the blue produced. Leaves contain indican which must be oxidized by fermentation to produce the dye. Fresh herbage (strongest when in flower) is steeped in water for 12-48 hours with frequent stirring. A blue sediment will form which is the dye. Needs long growing season.
S3487 Bulk Seeds $7.00/10g, $26.00/100g, $160.00/1000g
S3487 Seeds $3.00/pkt
Currency: United States Dollar

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