Madder Root Natural Dye, Rubia tinctorium, Ground
Madder is a perennial plant that can be grown in a wide variety of climates including most of North America.
Madder has historically been used to obtain orange and reds, depending on the mordant ( dye assist used to make dyes color fast) used. The color obtained will vary depending on water ph , water temperature, and mordant.
The mordants used in the yarn samples are from left to right alum, tin, iron.
Please refer to a natural dye book for more detailed instructions on how to do natural dyeing.
Mordants and other natural dyes are available on our web site.
There should be enough madder to dye one plus pound of dry fiber.
The item purchased is the plastic bag of Madder Root in the picture.
The last picture is of our madder plants.
Pennsylvania State Sales Tax applies if sent to a Pennsylvania address.
Madder Root Natural Dye, Rubia tinctorium, Ground listed in:
Natural Dyes and Mordants