About American Ginseng
American Ginseng is a native perennial found in the temperate nutrient-rich forests in North America. It has been overharvested in its natural habitat and is now strictly regulated in many states and by the federal government. It is best used in an herb garden, naturalized area or woodland setting.
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How to care for American Ginseng
American Ginseng needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.
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American Ginseng may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.
Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.
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Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.
By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.
To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your American Ginseng after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.