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Starting Seeds

Persicaria tinctoria / Polygonum tinctorium likes a neutral, well-drained soil, full sun, and weekly watering. This is the first of two posts on how I start and transplant indigo. It is not the only way – seeds could be started in flats or directly in planters/pots, etc. There’s really no right or wrong so long as your indigo gets lots of sun, enough water and fertilizer.

Start seeds in greenhouse 5-6 weeks before last frost date for earliest outdoor planting – late March for us.

How do I transplant my seedlings?
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