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Question regarding selling wild ginseng in Alabama 9 years 3 months ago #56

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My husband and I just bought a home, the previous owners have planted wild ginseng all over the 7.5 acres!! The man had mentioned he had single handly planted over 2000 seeds! im not sure how long they have been there, the home has been vacant for awhile now...he did mention they could be worth something per pound but never said if he had harvested them before....he is an older man and sometimes hard to understand. The property is in Alabama...I read the ginseng law, but was hoping if anybody could help me find a buyer....and as im not much of a farmer, lol, im from NJ....any guidlines or suggestions would help!!

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Re:Question regarding selling wild ginseng in Alabama 9 years 3 months ago #57

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My husband and I just bought a home, the previous owners have planted wild ginseng all over the 7.5 acres!! The man had mentioned he had single handly planted over 2000 seeds! im not sure how long they have been there, the home has been vacant for awhile now...he did mention they could be worth something per pound but never said if he had harvested them before....he is an older man and sometimes hard to understand. The property is in Alabama...I read the ginseng law, but was hoping if anybody could help me find a buyer....and as im not much of a farmer, lol, im from NJ....any guidlines or suggestions would help!!


I am not familiar with growing in Alabama, as I am up in PA. Your best price will come if you have the roots dug and dried before a sale. There is some information on this site as to digging and drying. You want to dig slowly and carefully as to get the entire root as well as all the feeder roots. The more intact the root is the better your price will be. Have you actually been on the property and seen the plants? If anyone else has seen them before or if the old guy told others of them they may already be gone. 2,000 seeds is not really a lot, probably less than a pound (of seed) but, perhaps a good start. I would make sure your plants are there and learn how to dig ginseng before I let others know anything about them. Up here we can contact the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) to get a list of buyers (dealers) that buy sang and sell seed. I am not familiar with Alabama as to what departments they may have that might be of help in this area.

If you have sang present, please replant the seeds from the plants back into the area you take the roots from so there will be some left there for the future. I hope this helps.

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Re:Question regarding selling wild ginseng in Alabama 9 years 3 months ago #65

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thanks so much, my husband is there this weekend...he made an offer on the land...im pretty sure no one else knows about it, however the land sat vacant for a few years, so im hoping no one's \"poched them\". I will more than definatly plant more, I understand how endnagered they are, my family is not out to hurt anything...it was just exciting to hear!! be assured we will be planting more!! Im in jersy right now, on a spit of land! I am dying for trees and land!!
THank you for your help, once we are there and settled, i'll know more about what to do. I look forward to growing them, and will more than happy to care for them and plant more every year!!

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Re:Question regarding selling wild ginseng in Alabama 9 years 2 months ago #185

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I'm looking for a list of ginseng buyers in Alabama near Fort Payne, AL 35967.
There was one in Gurley, Alabama but we can't find any info online. Please help me find a link with a list of buyers in alabama.

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Re:Question regarding selling wild ginseng in Alabama 8 years 2 months ago #2223

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trying to find buyers names to sell my ginseng in virginia can you help me please

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Re:Question regarding selling wild ginseng in Alabama 8 years 2 months ago #2225

go to the left side of this page and go down to the dealers list ..click on more states and go to virgina...its a long list i'm sure there is one near you..

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Re:Question regarding selling wild ginseng in Alabama 8 years 2 months ago #2541

If you need help digging it let me know I dig myself here in northeast Alabama! Always looking to make new friends and share the experience!

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