Learning Communities
in the Northeast

Ginseng Visual Site
Assessment Criteria

The following interactive site evaluation program is to be used as a guide only. If your score is 25 or above, we highly recommend a thorough on-site consultation to determine your potential to produce quality ginseng.

Answer each question by clicking on the arrow to the right, pick one item from the drop down list:
What is the dominant tree species?
What is the orientation of the site?
What is the prevalent slope of the site?
What is the soil composition?
What are the predominant understory plants?
How secure is the planting site?

Total Score:


What does it all mean?

If your total points equal:

This form is based on criteria developed by Bob Beyfuss of the Greene County Co-Operative Extension
Script developed by ESGGA member Fred Timan.

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