Grow ashwagandha much like a tomato plant, in full sun and well-drained but fertile soil. Roots are traditionally harvested in the Fall although some reports indicate that it will overwinter if temperatures don’t drop below 20 degrees. It is an attractive bush that will grow to about three feet tall and produces small but bright-red berries that can be used as a seed source after the roots are harvested.
In Ayurveda, ashwagandha is known as a strengthening tonic. It has been used for over 3,000 years to relieve stress, increase energy levels, and improve concentration