"Kojoko" Persicaria Tinctoria White flowing Indigo
New 2020 Seed Stock has arrived.
One of the old Japanese varieties. Kojyoko is a white flowering variety of Persicaria Tinctoria with tender stems which readily bush.
Sow seeds into tray, prick out and pot on to establish. Prick out center leaves to encouraging bushing., though in this variety plants bush well naturally. Plant out after the last frost.
Best planted in a sheltered area, in full to partial sun. minimum 8 hours
Enjoys good quality nitrogen rich compost and is a heavy drinker. Water well.
Just as blooms are beginning to show ( green flower spikes from central stem ) harvest the branches leaving 6-8 cms of stem. This will encourage the second harvest to grow in densley
Harvest before blooms are setting to achieve best pigment. Harvesting after plants are blooming will alter the indigo quantity and quality, loosing approximately 25%.
check out Senbon Pink flowering Indigo a good outdoor performer.
Seeds per packet 30
Grown & harvested in Guernsey, Channel Islands, UK