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Old Fustic



Old Fustic (Morus tinctoria), produces a yellow dye. It comes from India and Africa. A medium to large tree of the New World rainforests, it is primarily known for providing the khaki dye for U.S. military apparel during WWI.

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It is not to be confused with Young Fustic (Rhus cotinus) from southern Europe and Asia, which provides a more fugitive colour.

 
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