Growing Ginseng requires great patience, a large investment and hard work.

Asian Ginseng Root: Panax ginseng

American Ginseng: P. quinquefolius

Ginseng is a common native of hardwood forests throughout eastern and central North America. By the 1800s in America, ginseng was becoming less plentiful, due to voracious gathering of the ginseng root. It soon became an industry.

Ginseng, aka Siberian ginseng  illustrates the power this medicinal herb held for centuries

Ginseng Plant Type:

Growing ginseng offers an opportunity to use idle woodlots and woodlands as an extra income source, for the patient and stout at heart.

Ginseng and its fame has led to many misconceptions about its use as a medicinal herb, and many claims are disputed.

   Thomas Kueny, Publisher -