Indigofera pseudotinctoria seeds mature in October.Habitats: Thickets, streamsides, ravines in W. Hupeh, 300 - 2000 metres.
Range: E. Asia - China, Japan.
Summary : Bloom Color: Pink, Purple. Main Bloom Time: Early summer, Late spring, Mid summer, Mid spring. Form: Rounded, Vase.
Physical Characteristics: Indigofera pseudotinctoria is a deciduous Shrub growing to 1 m (3ft 3in) by 2 m (6ft) at a medium rate. It is hardy to zone (UK) 6 and is not frost tender. It is in flower from Jul to September. The flowers are hermaphrodite (have both male and female organs) and are pollinated by Insects.It can fix Nitrogen.
Indigofera pseudotinctoria seeds
- USDA hardiness zone : 6-10
Suitable for: light (sandy) and medium (loamy) soils and prefers well-drained soil. Suitable pH: acid, neutral and basic (alkaline) soils and can grow in very alkaline soils.
It cannot grow in the shade. It prefers moist soil.
Habitats: Woodland Garden Sunny Edge; Dappled Shade;
Edible Parts: Flowers; Leaves.
Edible Uses: The leaves and flowers are boiled and eaten[177, 183].
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