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Our Price: $5.95
ZONE: Annual
SIZE: 36"H x 36"S
BLOOM: Chartreuse, Summer
POT SIZE: 3.5" Pot

Availability: Out of Stock

Description Briscoe's Tips
Withania somnifera

We love herb gardening with exotic herb plants. A strong and vigorous plant, Ashwagandha is considered the "hottest herb in India" and is known as 'Indian Ginseng' and 'Winter Cherry'. The leaves and roots are used as both an aphrodisiac and a sedative!

Used by Ayurvedic healers for thousands of years, Ashwagandha is used to reduce inflammation, decrease stress and increase the libido. This medicinal herb plant grows into a small, woody shrub with elliptical green leaves, producing small, uniform five-petaled flowers and small red seeds. Preferring hot, full sun, this herb will grow well after ALL chance of frost is gone. Given proper temperatures, soil depth and adequate (but not excessive) watering, the Ashwagandha root should be ready to harvest in the first year.
Zone: Annual

: 36"H x 36"S

Light: Full Sun

Bloom: Chartreuse, Summer

Uses: Medicinal properties used in Ayurveda (traditional medicine native to the Indian subcontinent) to treat depression, fatigue, and stimulate libido and tissue rejuvenation.

Tips: Grows well in full sun and root should be available for harvest within the first year. Because this is a heat loving, tropical plant, make sure to plant outdoors only when there is no chance of frost. Nighttime temperatures should be in the 50s

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