False Indigo, Desert False Indigo, Bastard Indigobush Amorpha fruticosa

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Botanical Name:

Amorpha fruticosa

Family:

Fabaceae

Genus:

Amorpha

Species:

fruticosa

Common Name:

False Indigo, Desert False Indigo, Bastard Indigobush

Lot#:
060110
Seeds Per Pound:
37,282
Quantity:
12.05 lb
Average Viable Seeds/Packet:
74
Germination:
91%
Germination Test Type:
Cut
Purity:
99%
Height:
6-10 feet
Collection Locale:
ND
Crop Year:
2006
Minimum Hardiness Zone:
5
In Stock: 12.05 lb
Prices
  • AMORPHA fruticosa

Sample Bulk Pricing
1 packet
2.95
1 oz
8.16
1 lb
46.81
1 kg
68.74
Growing Info:
Scarification: Soak in hot tap water, let stand in water for 24 hours, repeat process on seed that did not imbibe.
Stratification: none required.
Germination: sow seed 1/16" deep, tamp the soil, lightly mulch the seed bed.
Other: fall sowing in mulched beds is prefered to scarification.
In a Nutshell:
* Plants have an extensive root system and are also fairly wind tolerant, they can be planted as a windbreak and also to prevent soil erosion. more...
* It is found throughout eastern Canada, northern Mexico, and most of the continental United States.
* Dark purple or purplish blue flowers in spikes; fast, coarse growth, good for dry, poor soil.
* A. fruticosa grows as a glandular, thornless shrub which can reach 5 or 6 meters in height and spread to twice that in width. more...