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Strictly Medicinal Organic Ashwagandha

The "Indian Ginseng"

Brand: Strictly Medicinal    Item Number: SNV7003

$3.99

In Stock! Ships from Northern CA.

$3.99

In Stock! Ships from Northern CA.

Description

Withania somnifera Perennial (in zones 8 and above). Easy to grow, unusual, useful, also increasingly popular herb for selling. Dried root is a ginseng-like ayurvedic tonic.

  • In zones cooler than 8, is grown as a summer annual.
  • Sow in spring in pots or flats in a greenhouse or under grow lights. Barely cover seed and tamp securely, then keep warm, evenly moist and in the light until germinated.
  • Can take up to 4 weeks to germinate.
  • Transplant at 2 ft. apart in the garden.
  • Prefers full sun, fast-draining, alkaline soil (pH 7.5-8.0).
  • Grows 2-3 ft tall.
  • Approx.100 seeds per packet.

Photo by Neha Vindhya

Features

  • Good for Drying
  • Open-Pollinated
  • Requires Summer Water
  • Somewhat Drought Tolerant

Characteristics

Seed Unit Sizes Seed Pack Organic Status Certified Organic Product
Germination Requirements Light, Warmth Organic Certifier Oregon Tilth
Life Cycle Tender Perennial Planting Time Spring
Approximate Harvest Time Late Summer, Early Fall, Late Fall Ideal Soil Temperature 65-70°F
Sun Requirements Full Sun Useful Plant Part Fruit, Root
Growth Habit Bush Starting Location Start Indoors & Transplant
Soil pH 7.6 - 8.0
Seed Unit Sizes Seed Pack
Organic Status Certified Organic Product
Germination Requirements Light, Warmth
Organic Certifier Oregon Tilth
Life Cycle Tender Perennial
Planting Time Spring
Approximate Harvest Time Late Summer, Early Fall, Late Fall
Ideal Soil Temperature 65-70°F
Sun Requirements Full Sun
Useful Plant Part Fruit, Root
Growth Habit Bush
Starting Location Start Indoors & Transplant
Soil pH 7.6 - 8.0

Planting & Care

Soil & Water: A tropical that prefers well drained soil in full sun. Keep seed bed evenly moist until germination occurs.

Planting & Growing: Sow in pots or flats in the greenhouse or under lights in the spring. Barely cover and tamp securely then keep warm and evenly moist with light until germinates (up to 4 weeks). Pot into successively larger pots and then transplant outside 2 feet apart.

Harvesting & Storage: Harvest both berries and root to dry for storage.

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Shipping Information

Shipping Weight: 0.01 lbs. Dimensions: 5"L x 2.625"W x 0.1"H

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