Artemisia Absinthium, Wormwood - 0.5 Kg Seeds
Common name: Wormwood, bsinthium, green ginger, madderwort
Bloom time: August to September
Height: 2.00 to 3.00 feet
Difficulty level: easy to grow
Planting & Care
Grow wormwood in full sun to ensure its long-term health and attractive appearance. Prune back overhanging shrubbery or tree branches to eliminate shade that might interfere with the plant s growth.
Sunlight: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Soil: well-drained soil
Water: Dry to medium
Fertilizer: Apply any organic fertilizer
- Feed wormwood plants only if the soil is heavily sand based.
- Top-dress around the plant with a 2-inch layer of compost, or feed the roots with 15-15-15 ratio fertilizer diluted to 1/5 strength.
- Water thoroughly before applying the fertilizer to avoid root burn.
- Water wormwood regularly during its first summer in the garden.
- Provide an inch of water every seven to 10 days.
- Allow the top inch of soil to dry out completely between waterings to prevent fungal infections of the stems and roots.
Decrease water drastically once the wormwood plant is established.
- Provide water every two to three weeks in summer.
- Increase water by half during periods of extreme heat or drought.
- Withhold all supplemental water during rainy or very humid weather.
Silver foliage provides excellent contrast to flowering plants and green foliage in beds, borders and herb gardens. Also can be effective in rock gardens. Good selection for areas with poor dry soils.
- Unverified information Its use has been claimed to remedy indigestion and gastric pain, it acts as an antiseptic, and as a febrifuge.
- For medicinal use, the herb is used to make a tea for helping pregnant women during pain of labor.
- A dried encapsulated form of the plant is used as an anthelmintic.
for medicinal use, please consult appropriate doctor before use.
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