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Cochineal Extract 1 kg (2.2 lb)

$844.00 $590.00

Cochineal is a parasitic insect that lives on the nopal cactus native to Central and South America. This dye has excellent light and washfastness and produces a powerful range of fuchsias, reds and purples mainly depending on mordents used and the dyes sensitivity to pH. Dyeing: Use extract on mordanted fibre at 0.5 - 2 % WOF.

For in-depth information on natural dyes see our Guide to Natural Dyes available on naturaldyes.ca. Also available as a Printable PDF.

Currently the largest sizes of natural dye extracts are priced at wholesale rates. Our rates reflect a growing discount as the size increases. See all sizes here.

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