CHECK CARE INSTRUCTIONS FOR YOUR BIO REGION. NOTES HERE ARE FOR THE PACIFIC NORTH WEST.
Begin seeds indoors.
Transplant to the garden.
Fertilize with fish fertilizer or compost tea every 10 days.
Clip stems to promote bushiness ~~ more leaf production!
May, June, July, August:
Fresh stalks and leaves for dyes.
Before seeds form, harvest entire plant
at dawn for highest indigoten levels.
The leaves create depths of blue dye once reacting with air and oxidizing.
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