Planting depth 1/4", seed space 3-4", plant space 18", days to germ 10-14, germ temp 65-75F. “Baptisia australis. Start transplants indoors 2 weeks before the last frost date. Prior to planting, carefully nick the hard seed coat with a file and/or soak the seeds overnight in luke warm water to assist germination. Pamper with 65-75F temperatures, good air circulation and even moisture. Avoid over-watering. Once seedlings are large enough to handle, transplant them into larger, deeper post for full root system development. After all danger of frost has passed and seedlings are 4” tall, harden them off by gradually acclimating them to the outdoors over 7 to 10 days. Transplant out 18" apart in rich, well-draining soil and full to partial sunlight. Water regularly. Mulch to deter weeds and retain ground moisture. It will probably not bloom until the second spring. Established, it grows into thick clusters. Early summer flowering. Height 36-48"
ElizaK28's Baptisia, Wild Blue Indigo Seeds Care Instructions
Ensure you have enough space in your garden for this plant - False blue indigo is known for growing to a height of approximately 75.0 cm (that's 2.44 feet in imperial).
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Seed Starting Schedule
- Sow Indoor