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What are ginseng companion plants?

Some of the companion plants to ginseng are goldenseal, solomon's seal, bloodroot, mayapple, jack in the pulpit, wild yam, black cohosh, spice bush, and poison ivy.

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In this regard, what side of the mountain does ginseng grow?

Mostly north and east, but it will grow on all sides. Look for mini-climates on the south and west sides. Mini-climates are points and ridges that makes turns where there are north- or west-facing sides of the ridge or hollow.

Likewise, how do I grow ginseng in my backyard? Ginseng can also be grown successfully indoors using containers with drainage reservoirs placed out of direct sunlight. Seeds are to be sown in the fall at a depth of about 1 ½ inches, while roots should be planted under 3 inches of soil and do best when planted in early spring.

Subsequently, question is, why is ginseng root so expensive?

There are two reasons its so expensive. Some Chinese people believe ginseng roots are good medicine – even an aphrodisiac. They think roots that lived in a nature for a long time are much more potent than farmed ginseng, which costs a tiny fracture of this amount. It's an investment commodity.

How long does it take ginseng to grow?

five to 10 years

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