Amorpha fruticosa (River Locust (False Indigo)) whole plant - summer
Amorpha fruticosa (River Locust (False Indigo)) fruitAmorpha fruticosa (River Locust (False Indigo)) seed

Amorpha fruticosa
River Locust (False Indigo)

Provides food and cover for wildlife and food for bees.

General Product Information:

Item Number: AMOFRU01
Species Type: Native
Product Categories:

Classification: Woody Deciduous Shrub
Characteristics: A multi-stemmed shrub species; seeds mature in the fall and winter.
Habitat: Alluvial soils along streams, rivers, other moist areas.
Bloom Period: May to June
Flower Color: Purple
Foliage Color: Green
Height: Up to 16.3 Ft
Minimum Root Depth: 24 in
pH: 5.0 – 8.5

Indicator Regions (view map & key):

Northcentral & Northeast: FACW
Midwest: FACW
Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: FACW
Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: FACW


Shade: Full Sun
Drought: Moderate
Salt: Low

Seed Information:

Approximate seeds per lb: 77,000
Seeding Rate: When used as part of a mix, ensure that the mix consists of not less than 0.5% and not more than 5.0% of the total.
Truax Seedbox: Fluffy



Price: $70.40/lb

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