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Baptisia tinctoria
Yellow False Indigo

Essential food source for frosted elfin butterfly caterpillars.

General Product Information:

Item Number: BAPTIN04
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Classification: Herbaceous Perennial Legume
Characteristics: Single-crown.
Habitat: Dry sandy soils, clearings, dry open woods.
Bloom Period: April to September
Foliage Color: Green
Height: Up to 3.3 Ft
Minimum Root Depth: 16 in
pH: 5.8 – 7.0
Pollinator Value: Medium

Indicator Regions (view map & key):

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


Shade: Full Sun
Drought: High
Salt: No

Seed Information:

Approximate seeds per lb: 300,000
Mix Seed Rate per Acre: Up to 0.1 lb



Price: $720.00/Lb

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