The quick and convenient guide to growing your very own ginseng roots!
Growing Ginseng From Seeds
Panax ginseng, ginseng oftentimes referred to as Asian ginseng, Chinese ginseng, or Korean ginseng, is a sacred plant. The roots of the panax ginseng plant are the original source of medicinal ginseng. Ginseng is a perennial plant that can grow in tough conditions.
Growing Your Ginseng Seeds From Seed In 5 Simple Steps
# 1 | Before planting, soak your ginseng for 10 minutes in a OHN solution to prevent fungal infections. Ginseng seed sowing should start in fall to early winter. If starting seeds at any other point your seeds will need to be kept moist and cool 34-37 degrees for 40-50 days. Sow seeds 1 ½ inches apart.
# 2 | Your ginseng seeds will sprout in early to mid-spring, at which point you will want to thin them to 3 inches apart.
#3 | To keep you ginseng happy you won't need to do much. Keep the growing site weed free and make sure the soil is moderately moist. As the plants develop, keep watch for slugs and other pests as well as fungal issues. Using Sacred Plant Co's OHN herbal defense is a great solution for this.
#4 | You can start harvesting your ginseng roots in the fall, 5 to 10 years from sowing.