| American Ginseng |
| Panax quinquefolius|
| Uses: Medicinal
|| Duration: Perennial (hardy in zones 4-8) |
| When to Sow: Late Summer/Early Fall/C
|| Ease of Germination: Difficult |
Native of cool hardwood forests throughout eastern and central North America. It has become extinct in many areas and is now cultivated to a large extent in British Columbia, Ontario and Wisconsin. Seeds are planted in hardwood forests or in specially prepared beds anytime from Sept. until the ground freezes. The following spring, the seedlings appear, and in 3 to 6 years they mature. We offer high quality stratified seeds. Detailed growing instructions included.