OUR STRATIFIED GINSENG SEEDS ARE AVAILABLE TO SHIP TODAY!
Our stratified ginseng seeds are treated to ensure fungus free and ready to be planted. Fall-planted, stratified seed usually emerges in the following spring between April and June. One pound has approximatively 8000 seeds.
Please note: when stratification of the seeds is complete, seed germination will proceed and usually cannot be delayed appreciably, even if the seeds are refrigerated. Germinating seeds are perishable and will be wasted if not planted at that time. Please do not wait too long. Plant them as soon as possible.
Short period storage method: Keep the stratified seeds slightly moist (not wet) in a cool place before planting.
How to plant ginseng seeds: Ginseng seed sowing should start in fall to early winter. Select a site with no weeds in at least partial shade where the soil drains well. Plant seeds 1 ½ inches deep and at least 14 inches apart. Cover the seed bed with tree leaves to keep them warm and moist. Ginseng will do well if left alone. All you need to do is keep weeds away from the bed and make sure the soil is moderately moist. As the plants develop, keep watch for slugs and other pests as well as fungal issues.
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