University of Florida

Amorpha fruticosa

Common name(s): Indigo Bush, False Indigo, Indigo Bush, Bastard Indigo

Plant type: deciduous large shrub
Primary method of propagation: seed
Alternate propagation method(s): cutting, layering

Propagation by Cuttings

Time of year to take cuttings: no information
Rooting environment: no information

Propagation by Seed

Time of year to collect seed: Autumn
Time of year to sow seed: Summer
Preferred temperature for germination: 70-85 degrees F
Comment: Seeds should be covered with 1/4 inch of soil. Seed treatment: 5 to 8 minutes in H2SO4.

Propagation by Layering

Time of year to layer: no information
Wounding: no information