False Indigo Bush


The False Indigo bush, Amorpha fruticosa, is a native shrub that also goes by the name of Indigo Bush and Desert False Indigo. Despite its name, it does not produce indigo dye like true indigo plants. It grows up to 6-12’ tall and has beautiful purple to dark blue flowers that appear from April to June. Moreover it forms dense thickets on riverbanks and islands and is an adaptable plant.

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General Tree Height/Caliper: Most of our fruit trees (apple, peach, apricot, plum, pear, nectarine, quince, and cherry) are grafted/budded and are 4-6' tall with a caliper/diameter of about 1/4-3/4". Most have more than 5' height and 1/2" diameter. The other trees are seedlings, such as pawpaw, mulberry, persimmon, shade, berry, and flowering trees which range from 18-36" tall.

A rootstock primarily controls a tree's size and how early it bears fruit. Learn more about our specific rootstocks.