Approx: 10 seeds
Ashwagandha is a hardy and drought-tolerant plant that is native to India and the Middle East. This ancient herb is a slow-growing perennial that can reach up to 5 feet tall and has woody stems and dark green leaves. In the late summer, Ashwagandha produces small, yellow-green flowers that give way to small, red fruit.
Growing Ashwagandha is relatively easy and can be done in most climates as long as the soil is well-draining. This plant prefers full sun to partial shade and thrives in hot, dry conditions. It can be propagated from seeds or cuttings and should be planted in a sunny spot with well-drained soil. Once established, Ashwagandha is very low-maintenance and requires only occasional watering.
Whether grown for its impressive health benefits or simply as an attractive ornamental plant, Ashwagandha is sure to impress. With its ability to withstand tough growing conditions and its impressive health benefits, this ancient herb is a must-have for any home gardener looking to cultivate a thriving and productive garden!