Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera) Seed


Seed packages contain a generous amount of seed for the home gardener.

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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
Growing Zones: 2 – 9
Sow: Start indoors in pots during early spring or sow directly outside after the danger of frost has passed. Optimum growing temperature is around 70 – 95F
Sow Depth: 2cm
Days to Germinate: 14 – 16
Special Maintenance: N/A
Days to Harvest: 150 – 180 for roots, after flowers and berries have formed
Sunlight: Full sun
Bloom Time: June – August
Bloom Description: Light green flowers during late spring, which produce berries during the fall
Drought Tolerance: High
Special Properties: Medicinal

Additional information

Weight .03 lbs
Dimensions 3.75 × 2.25 × .1 in


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