Japanese Indigo Seeds

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Persicaria tinctoria, Senbon variety (pink flower)

Try growing your very own natural blue dye with this temperate climate indigo plant. Persicaria is in a genus of plants commonly known as smartweeds or knotweeds (sometimes this plant is called "dyer's knotweed"). It is noninvasive, and easy to grow either in your garden or in pots.

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As these seeds have been hand-winnowed, expect a little leftover plant matter. Each packet contains thousands of seeds. There is about a 50% viability rate, so plant extra to make sure you have plenty of plants. Any seeds you don't use can be put in the freezer for use later.

  • 1/4 ounce (7 gram) packets contain roughly 2100-2500 seeds
  • 1/2 ounce (14 gram) packets contain roughly 4200-4900 seeds (you'll want a lot of seed to start in a seed bed, if you plan on growing a large plot of indigo)

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