American Ginseng

Gardening
Can I Grow Ginseng at Home?

Can I Grow Ginseng at Home?

Ginseng used to be plentiful in the United States and southern Canada, but the ‘gold rush’ of ginseng in the colonial era left the population on the decline. Today, we can change the trend and help steward in a new generation of plants. There’s nothing more rewarding than seeing ginseng pop out of the ground year after year in a thriving ecosystem.

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Gardening
Is Panax the Same as Ginseng?

Is Panax the Same as Ginseng?

Is Panax Ginseng the Same as Ginseng? Yes, Panax ginseng is commonly referred to as Ginseng, and it is considered the original ‘true ginseng’. Also considered a true ginseng is American ginseng, also known as Panax quinquefolius. The name ginseng may also refer to...

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Botany
American Ginseng – Panax quinquefolius (Plant Profile)

American Ginseng – Panax quinquefolius (Plant Profile)

Ginseng has been used for centuries as a medicinal plant, known across the globe for its powerful properties, but did you know that ginseng is also native to the Western world?
Unfortunately, this plant is endangered and facing extinction in the wild, so learning about the plant, its habitat, and the significance of its situation is critical to conservation efforts.

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Ginseng Look-Alikes

Ginseng Look-Alikes

In this guide, you will learn how to identify the different ginseng lookalikes in the native habitat of your crop, allowing you to avoid painful rashes and crop loss when pulling unwanted plants from your wild simulated patch.

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