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B and T World Seeds' reference number:
The average, annual, minimum temperature zone where Amorpha fruticosa pods is cold hardy
USDA Zone:4 -30° to -20°F (-34.5° to -29°C)
|Type of plant - shrub
Flower or inflorescence:
PURPLE-VIOLET, (BLUE or WHITE)
legume 1 cm long
to 30cm., 9-30, 5cm. lfts.
|Height, in meters: 4
Height, in feet: 13.20
|Amorpha fruticosa pods seeds may be subject to seasonal availability
Synonyms (alternative names) for Amorpha fruticosa pods:
|Amorpha angustifolia, Amorpha croceolanata, Amorpha fragrans, Amorpha occidentalis, Amorpha tennesseeensis, Amorpha virgata,|
Common names for Amorpha fruticosa pods:
|Bastard Indigo, False Indigo, Indigo Bush,|
Amorpha fruticosa pods
is included in the following
B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories.
|36||: Herb Seed List Culinary Medicinal Dye and Aromatic|
|Not all medicinal, dye or aromatic plants are edible, some are toxic if eaten and others are dangerous if applied to the skin. Please check uses for plants.|
|45||: Bee and Butterfly Attracting also Honey and Pollen Plant Seeds|
|62||: Mexican Native and Introduced Plants|
|87||: Natives of Central U.S.A.|
|89||: Natives of U.S.South East|
|95||: Canadian Natives Central Area|
|98||: Erosion Control Plant Seed List|
|132||: Windy Condition Plant Shrub and Tree Seed List|
|167||: Hedging Shrubs Ornamental Or Barrier|
|173||: Land Reclamation Plant Shrub and Tree List|
|185||: Plant Species whose germination is improved by Smoke|
|"Smoke" contains a butenolide compound produced by certain plants when heated, it speeds up or starts the germination of seeds from many different genera.|
|719||: North American Native Ethnobotanicals|
|Including medicinal, dye, fiber, food, construction, ritual|
Some knowledge about growing from seed is necessary to germinate even the easiest seeds.
Most seeds require humidity to germinate, even desert plants like
require that their growing medium remains moist until germination.|
Most seeds require oxygen to germinate, if buried too deep in their growing medium, or if the medium is too wet,
the seeds may not get the oxygen they require.
Amorpha fruticosa pods seeds will usually germinate in 30-120 days, even under good conditions germination may be erratic.
Soak for 12 hours in tepid water before sowing.