Plants shipping ends November 18, 2019. Plants ordered after November 17, 2019 will ship Spring 2020.

Ashwagandha, African Ecotype (Withania somnifera) potted plant, organic

$7.50 $7.00

Family: Nightshade (Solanacea)

Hardy to Zones 8 to 12

Native to Africa, this is an ecotype with large leaves and very fast growth.   Traditional usage (dried root): (Ayurveda and Dawa za Asili): energy and sexual tonic.  Plant prefers full sun, fast-draining, alkaline (pH 7.5 to 8.0) soil and dryish conditions.  Sweeten regular garden soil with ground limestone.  Space 1 foot apart–grows 2 to 3 feet tall, producing eventually the lantern-like pods enclosing the pea-sized fruits, green at first and becoming bright red as the inflated calyx dries and becomes transparent.

Potted Plant, Certified Organically Grown

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