False Indigo

Amorpha fruiticosa

A wonderful permaculture plant for planting guilds, Nitrogen fixer, and good ‘chop and drop’ plant for building fertility. Flowers attract bees and butterflies. Not a dye plant.

Water: Moderate to Wet/Moist

Hardiness: Frost Hardy

Habit: 3 to 6' tall shrub

Light: Full Sun to Partial Shade

Soil: Tolerant of many soils, including alkaline

Origin: North America

Additional Characteristics: Nitrogen Fixer

False Indigo