Ashwagandha - Live Plant
Ashwagandha - Live Plant
Ashwagandha - Live Plant
Ashwagandha - Live Plant

Ashwagandha - Live Plant

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The Ashwagandha plant (Withania somnifera) sale is live. We are offering its cuttings, grown organically in our chemical-free Mayernik Kitchen gardens. They are now fully ready to establish themselves in their new homes. They are available in 3.5” pots and are all set to be planted into the grounds to give you a stubby frame maximum of 30 inches with elliptic, dull green leaves and small green flowers that depict the shape of the bell.

NOTE: LIVE PLANTS ARE ONLY AVAILABLE FOR LOCAL PICKUP IN NORTH HALEDON, NJ & POMPTON PLAINS, NJ.

 

About Ashwagandha

Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera) is a short erect perennial shrub that has garnered popularity due to its massive use in Ayurvedic practices. It is widely spread all around the globe and so goes by a lot of names, including Indian Ginseng, poison berry, and winter cherry. 

It is well-known for its apoptogenic properties. It reduces stress and anxiety, boosts stamina, normalizes blood sugar levels, protects against Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease, boosts the immune system, and kills the free radicals in our body to reduce oxidative stress. It also balances the irregularity in the levels of hormones, blood cells, and immune cells. 

 

How to Use Ashwagandha

  • Tincture: Dried ashwagandha is macerated in alcohol for 4 to 6 weeks to formulate a tincture.
  • Tea: Ashwagandha root powder is steeped in hot water for 5 to 10 minutes to make its tea.
  • Salve: Ashwagandha-infused oil is stirred in melted beeswax to formulate a calming salve.
  • Vinegar infusion: Ashwagandha root powder can be paired with apple cider vinegar to reap the best of their benefits.

Ashwagandha - Live Plant Frequently Asked Questions

Is Ashwagandha an annual or perennial plant?

Ashwagandha is a perennial shrub in tropical parts of the world, such as India, the Middle East, and North Africa. It can also be grown in most parts of the US as an annual. It is grown as a medicinal herb all around the world to seek its adaptogenic and calming perks.

 

How much space should be needed to grow Ashwagandha?

Ashwagandha plants should be given a good radius of at least 20in-30in to grow and flourish. If more than one ashwagandha plant is being planted in the ground, make sure to space them at least 4 inches apart and 2” deep into the soil. 

 

What zone does Ashwagandha grow in?

Ashwagandha plant is native to USDA growing zones 3 to 11. In zones 3 to 8, it can be grown as a summer annual and in zones 9 to 11, it can be cultivated as a perennial. Make sure that the ground temperature ranges between 68-95℉.

 

When should I harvest Ashwagandha?

Ashwagandha root can be harvested when the plant becomes 6 months mature. The whole plant has to be dug up to get the required amount of root using gardening shears. The berries, on the other hand, can be plucked off of their nodes when the leaves have dried out.

 

Does Ashwagandha plant flower or fruit?

Ashwagandha plant begins to produce light green flowers from midsummer and continues until fall when those flowers transform into deep red berries.

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