Growing Guide: Ashwagandha

Plant Type:
Annual Herb

Harvest Season: 
Fall, Winter (multiple harvests per year depending on planting). 

Ashwaganda root is ready to harvest 150 to 180 days after planting, just as the berries have formed and the leaves have begun to yellow. 

Mature Size: 
Up to 2-3 ft tall and wide and can be grown in deep planters.

Soil & Moisture: 
Performs best in high, dry, sandy soil with consistent watering. Drought tolerant once established.

Light Requirements: 
Full Sun, Part Shade

Self-Fertile: 
Yes 

Growth Rate: 
Fast 

Zone Hardiness: 
Outdoors 4+; Patio/Greenhouse 4+ 

Propagation: 
Grown from seed and ready to harvest within one growing season