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Amorpha canescens

clean seed

Lead Plant, Leadplant

In Stock: 1.136 lb (Total:1.15lb)
  • AMORPHA canescens cs

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1.14 lb
AMORPHA canescens cs
0.1 lb
Amorpha canescens clean seed

Details

Germination:
91%
Germination test:
cut
Purity:
99%
Seeds per lb:
208,840
Quantity:
1.14 lb
Collected in:
Colorado
Crop year:
2004
Min. hardiness zone:
3
Item ID:
14423

Growing Info

Scarification
Scarification: Soak in hot tap water, let stand in water for 24 hours, repeat process on seed that did not imbibe
Stratification
Stratification: cold stratify for 14 days
Germination
Germination: sow seed 1/16" deep, tamp the soil, lightly mulch the seed bed.

Other: fall sowing in mulched beds is prefered to scarification 

Amorpha canescens, commonly known as Lead Plant or Leadplant Amorpha, is an exceptional shrub appreciated for its extensive root system that tolerates poor, dry soils, wind resistance, and ability to prevent soil erosion. Its purple flowers are small and gathered in racemes, while the compound leaves appear leaden due to their dense hairiness. The roots can extend deeper than 4 feet, making it a perfect candidate for prairies, bluffs, and open woodlands. It contains 'amorpha,' a contact and stomachic insecticide with insect-repelling properties. Lead Plant is a long-lived, semi-erect shrub that can grow up to 4 feet tall and produce occasional side branches. The blooming period occurs from early to mid-summer and lasts about 3 weeks. It is a moderate growth rate plant with moderate nitrogen fixation and a long lifespan. It is moderately drought-tolerant and resistant to fires, making it an ideal windbreak candidate. If you're looking for an exceptional shrub to add to your landscape, consider Lead Plant for its root system, insect-repelling properties, and exceptional resistance to wind and soil erosion.

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