Tag: Madder


According to Rebecca Burgess’ Harvesting Color, page 162: If havesting fresh madder, the root must be three years old to produce strong reds. Madder [Rubia tictorum], or Common Madder, is a member of the Madder (Rubiaceae) family.  The live plants in the photos are being grown on our back porch.  Alum is used a mordant …

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