Updated: May 19
Many years ago, Grenada grew indigo. Indigo was first grown in Grenada in the 1650s. The crop was also grown in Carriacou.
What is Indigo?:
Indigo is a shrub which grows in tropical areas. Indigo power is used in the textile industry globally. Indigo power is extracted from the leaves of the Indigo plant. The leaves are harvested, dried and grounded into indigo powder. Indigo power is blue in colour. The blue can range from a pale blue to a deep dark blue or almost dark purple.
Colours of Indigo