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Approximately 158.00 seeds per gram
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The average, annual, minimum temperature zone where Indigofera tinctoria is cold hardy
USDA Zone:9 20° to 30°F (-6.5° to -1°C)
|Type of plant - shrub
Flower or inflorescence:
ROSE, keel BLUE, racemes
(scarify - soak seed, germ. 1-3 weeks)
4-7 prs. 3cm. obov. lfts., hairy ben., fast growing at first
|Height, in meters: 2
Height, in feet: 6.60
|Indigofera tinctoria sales history
Common names for Indigofera tinctoria:
|(Blue dye(produced by fermentation)), (foliage cut several times a year for dye), Ch'ing ko fen, Ch'ing tai, Civitagaci, Common Indigo, Indigo, Indigostrauch, Lan mien, Mu lan, Nili, Nilini, Qing dai, Ta ch'ing, Ta ching, Ten hua,|
is included in the following
B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories.
|1||: Stock list|
|Our stock changes almost every day, with seeds arriving and being shipped all over the world.|
We only stock long lived seeds, except for a few species that are always in demand.
Seeds that are not in stock are acquired fresh when ordered.
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|161||: Edible Flowers|
|Some flowers are poisonous if not cooked. Some are only edible while in bud. Identify and correctly prepare all flowers before eating. Do not eat flowers that have been sprayed with weedkiller or other chemicals.|
|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.|
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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.
Indigofera tinctoria seeds will usually germinate in 30-60 days.
Pour nearly boiling water over seed and leave to soak overnight.