Plant Care Australian Indigo

Australian Indigo

Also known as

Anila australis, Indigofera angulata, Indigofera australis angulata, Indigofera australis gracilis, Indigofera australis minor, Indigofera ervoides, Indigofera lindleyana and Indigofera sylvatica

Taxonomy

Indigofera australis
Indigofera
Fabaceae
Fabales

How to care for Australian Indigo

Water

How often to water your Australian Indigo

Water needs for Australian Indigo
0.5 cups
every 9

Australian Indigo needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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5"
Light

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Finding light for Australian Indigo in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Australian Indigo: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Australian Indigo love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Australian Indigo does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Australian Indigo in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Australian Indigo

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Australian Indigo: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Australian Indigo after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

FAQs
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Care Summary for Australian Indigo

Australian Indigo


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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