Buckthorn Powder


Rhamnus Petiolaris.
Flavanoid rich natural dye.
For hot and all-in-one dye bath techniques.
Also makes ‘sap green’ and ‘stil de grain’ lakes.

Also known as Anatolian buckthorn or Persian berries. The seeds of these plants can be used to create a range of shades including orange-yellow, yellow, beige, green, and khaki, depending on the mordant and modifiers used.

Production method:
Central Anatolian origin. Grown on rocky soil at altitudes of 1000 – 2500 metres. The plant’s small greenish-yellow flowers produce berries that remain green for several months, eventually turning brown or black.
The berries are harvested, dried naturally, and then powdered.


How to dye with Buckthorn Powder:
Ensure your fibre/fabric has been properly scoured and mordanted before use.
Use between 30-50g buckthorn seed to dye approximately 100gm of fibre. Increasing buckthorn ratio, the darker the final colour achieved.


Product code: 4145

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