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Indigofera australis

Australian Indigo

Species Description

This link will give you an image of the species as a mature plant, as well as flower, fruit and seed description.

Species description

Cultivation and Uses

This link will give you information about climate parameters, tolerance of climate extremes and adverse soils, biological traits under cultivation, soil factors, uses and potentially undesirable attributes.

Cultivation and uses

Plant Growing Stages

Germination

2 Months

4 Months

6 Months


Seed

Seed Description


Seed Pre-Treatment

Hot Water Treatment

Sowing

Seed Pre-Treatment: Very hot tap water soak 8hrs.
Cover seed to a depth one or two times the diameter of the seed.

Watering
 

Prone to rotting; avoid over-watering.

Germination
 

Germination usually occurs within 3-4 weeks.
Light may inhibit germination.

Pests and Disease
 
When to Sow Seeds / Temperature to Sow

Spring-Summer

Seed Collection Timeframe
 

December - Early January

Storage and Ripening
 

Seed may retain viability for long periods stored at room temperature.

Grows from Cuttings
 

Yes