A nice "4 prong" here the green seeds are in the center, this pic taken in July
This is an herbal perennial,grows in this area,East Tenn., in usually shaded wet areas on the north side of hills or mountains. Sells for about $250.00 per pound (roots only)
Ginseng with red berries on August 23 in Ohio
Ginseng just as it began to grow in April from an older root.
Ginseng ready to bloom May 16th 2008
Leaf of the toothed variety common to the north.
Size of an early plant just begining its 3rd year.
Flowering ginseng May 25th 2008 central Kentucky
Seeds! Fathers day 2008. Morning sun exposure 2 hours per day.
Shades of maturing seeds July 18th, 2008
Foliage with fruit that is still green.
Tennessee Wild Ginseng Root
Ginseng is finally straight up
A Close-up picture
A nice 4 prong with seed turning red in Western PA.
Some wild grown mature root from Western PA.