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Dang-shen pilosula Seeds (Organic)

Dang-shen pilosula Seeds (Organic)

Also Called Poor Man's Ginseng

Codonopsis pilosula

Dang-shen, also called Poor Man’s Ginseng is a twining and vining perennial native to China. Hardy to Zones 5 to 9. Traditional usage (TCM): builds chi and tonifys the blood. A soft and pretty climber with bell-shaped blossoms. The roots are crunchy, very sweet, quite delicious. The herb in TCM is the pressed and dried, rolled root that is sugary and chewy. Highly recommended.

Packet contains 50 seeds

USDA Certified OrganicCertified by Oregon Tilth
Quantity Discounts for Dang-shen pilosula Seeds (Organic)
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Description

Codonopsis pilosula

Dang-shen, also called Poor Man’s Ginseng is a twining and vining perennial native to China. Hardy to Zones 5 to 9. Traditional usage (TCM): builds chi and tonifys the blood. A soft and pretty climber with bell-shaped blossoms. The roots are crunchy, very sweet, quite delicious. The herb in TCM is the pressed and dried, rolled root that is sugary and chewy. Highly recommended.

Packet contains 50 seeds

Shipping Information

Ships from Northern CA.

Shipping Weight: 0.01 lb

Dimensions: 5.0"L x 2.625"W x 0.1"H

Features

  • Grow on a Trellis
  • Requires Summer Water
  • Shade Tolerant

Characteristics

Organic Status: Certified Organic Product
Growth Habit : Vining
Life Cycle : Perennial
Plant Usage : Medicinal Plant
Planting Time : Spring
Seed Unit Sizes : Seed Pack
Soil pH : 6.1 - 6.5
Soil pH : 6.6 - 7.0
Soil pH : 7.1 - 7.5
Starting Location : Direct Sow
Sun Requirements : Full Sun/Part Sun
Useful Plant Part : Root
Organic Certifier: Oregon Tilth

Planting & Care

Plant prefers full sun to part shade and something to climb on–preferably another plant but lacking that at least a string. Sow in spring. Watch out for gophers, these roots are tastier than carrots!

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