Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera) Potted Herb Plant

Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera) Potted Herb Plant

$6.00

Quick description:

aka Indian ginseng

Availability:

In Stock

Available on backorder

Our potted plant shipping seasons run from late March/April through the end of June and from September until the end of November. We take a break in the heat of Summer and dormancy of Winter, but gladly accept backorders and are happy to ship off-season if you contact us to make arrangements. Annual potted plants are only available in Spring through the end of June.

Ashwagandha, also known as Indian ginseng,  is easily grown in sandy, well-draining soils in full sun. This plant can grow up to 4 ft or more in optimum conditions. It is characterized by its long, yellow-green leaves, bell-shaped flowers, and small orange-red berries. Used in Ayurvedic medicine, its roots are said to promote vigor and immune power with regular use.

Type: Perennial shrub
Family:  Solanaceae
Native Range:  India/North Africa
Growing Zones:  9-11
Mature Height: 2-3 feet
Mature Width: 1-2 feet

Sunlight: Full sun
Soil Type: Sandy, well-draining
Water: Light
Drought Tolerance: Good
Growth Rate: Fast

Leaf Description: Narrow
Bloom Time: Summer, June-August
Bloom Description: Green bell-shaped flowers and red fruit when ripe

Harvest: Root
Harvest Time: Fall, September-October, 2nd year

Special Properties: Deer resistant

Additional Information :
Weight 1 lbs
Dimensions 8 × 5 × 3 in

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