Indigofera Adesmiifolia (Tick Indigo) Seeds

Indigofera Adesmiifolia (Tick Indigo) Seeds

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INDIGOFERA ADESMIIFOLIA

“Tick Indigo”

 

Family: Fabaceae

 

Ideal sowing temp: 25C

 

Position:  Light Shade to Full Sun; Well Drained.

 

Preparation: Pour boiling or very hot water over seeds and soak until water cools.  Dry the seeds before sowing to prevent rotting.

 

Sowing: 1mm deep.  Cover very lightly with soil.

 

Care:  Keep moist but not wet.

 

Sprouting: 20-30 days.

 

Found in Qld, NSW and Vic usually growing in rocky places and is widespread. Most commonly found in light sandy-loams or other shallow friable soils in semi-shade. It tolerates moderately heavy frosts. The sprays of purple or rarely white pea-flowers appear in late winter to spring. Seeds have a long storage life.  Suitable for areas of low maintenance, it will grow in most soils except those that are very wet, it flowers well in shade or sun and is very frost hardy. It is useful low-level cover in windbreaks and is easily grazed out by stock. Natural regeneration is from seed, particularly after fire. The flowers are a pollen and nectar source for many native insects, including bees and wasps and the leaves are food for butterfly caterpillars.  Nitrogen-fixing.

 

****Please note: these are seeds (we are NOT selling these as live plants. Quarantine restrictions and costs prohibit us from selling these seeds to WA, Tas, and Internationally.



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