Indigo Bush Seeds - False Indigo

(Amorpha fruticosa) Zones 4 - 9. Deciduous Shrub. Nitrogen Fixer.

A lovely North American plant and a great addition to your permaculture landscape!

False Indigo is an extremely beautiful and versatile plant. This sumac-like shrub can grow to 15ft in height and can withstand wind particularly well. Great if you are near the ocean or in need of a windbreak hedge. 

Long, fragrant, purple flowers bloom in late Spring and offer an early food source for beneficial insects. 


Cold Hardiness: Zones 4 - 9

Edible: No

SizeMedium Shrub

Growth RateMedium

Nitrogen Fixer: Yes

Native Plant: Yes

Sun Requirements: Full Sun

Soil Preference: Tolerates a variety of soils including wet places.

Germination:  60 - 80%



- Soak Seeds 24 hrs, beginning with hot water. 

- Plant soaked seeds in pots or a nursery bed. Cover only slightly with soil as light improves germination. Heat mats are NOT required & can hinder germination!

- Protect young tree seedlings from slugs, cutworms & rodents. Slugs especially can eat primary leaves as soon as they come up, so be vigilant! 


Available direct from Incredible Seeds, a Canadian Heirloom and Heritage Seed Company, offering only the best natural, non-GMO, open pollinated and untreated seeds, located in Mi'kma'ki / Nova Scotia. 

  • $5.99

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