Artemisia abrotanum - Plant

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Although once planted as both a culinary herb and a medicinal herb, it is primarily grown in gardens today for its attractive ornamental foliage augmented by its pleasant citrus to camphor-like foliage fragrance.

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About Artemisia abrotanum

Artemisia abrotanum, commonly called southernwood, is a perennial sub-shrub that typically grows on woody, upright-branching stems to form a 3-4’ tall bushy mound of ferny, strongly aromatic, medium to light green leaves, each of which is 1-3 times pinnately dissected into threadlike segments.

Plant Specifications

*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name southernwood, Lads Love, Old man, Appleringie, Boys Love, Maids Ruin, Old Mans Tree, Maidens Ruin, wormwood
Maximum Reachable Height Height: 3.00 to 4.00 feet Spread: 2.00 to 3.00 feet
Flower Colour Yellowish-white
Bloom Time August to October
Difficulty Level Easy

Planting and care

Cut plants to the ground in early spring. Dividing the clumps every 3-4 years will help keep plants robust. Plants will thrive in dry heat, but generally dislike the hot and humid conditions of the deep South.

Artemisia abrotanum care

Best grown in organically rich, dry to medium moisture, well-drained soils in full sun. Prefers a neutral soil. Avoid wet soils.

Sunlight Full Sun or Partial Shade
Watering Dry to medium
Soil Well draining soil, and adequate moisture although they are tolerant of drought. pH: 6 to 7.5
Fertilizer Established plants can benefit from fertilization. Take a visual inventory of your landscape. Trees need to be fertilized every few years. Shrubs and other plants in the landscape can be fertilized yearly.

Artemisia abrotanum special feature

Southernwood is an aromatic herb that is grown in herb gardens. It also may be effectively grown in borders or along walks or paths. Low hedge. Herb containers.

Artemisia abrotanum uses

Medicinal Use:

  • antiseptic, astringent, stimulant and tonic, and have also been used to fight coughs, tumors and cancers

Culinary Use:

  • The young shoots were used to add flavour to pastries and puddings, while branches were used to dye wool a deep yellow hue

Frequently Asked Questions

What is another name for a Artemisia abrotanum ?

Artemisia abrotanum is commonly known as southernwood, Lads Love, Old man, Appleringie, Boys Love, Maids Ruin, Old Mans Tree, Maidens Ruin, wormwood

How tall do Artemisia abrotanum grow?

On average Artemisia abrotanum grows Height: 3.00 to 4.00 feet Spread: 2.00 to 3.00 feet

What color are Artemisia abrotanum ?

A Artemisia abrotanum plant bears flowers of color Yellowish-white

When Artemisia abrotanum blooms?

With enough light, Artemisia abrotanum may produce Yellowish-white flowers in August to October

How hard is Artemisia abrotanum to grow?

A Artemisia abrotanum is Easy

How much sunlight does a Artemisia abrotanum need?

A Artemisia abrotanum prefers Full Sun or Partial Shade

How much water does a Artemisia abrotanum need?

A Artemisia abrotanum prefers watering Dry to medium

What kind of soil does a Artemisia abrotanum need?

A Artemisia abrotanum prefers Well draining soil, and adequate moisture although they are tolerant of drought. pH: 6 to 7.5

How often should I fertilize my Artemisia abrotanum ?

To encourage Artemisia abrotanum growth, Established plants can benefit from fertilization. Take a visual inventory of your landscape. Trees need to be fertilized every few years. Shrubs and other plants in the landscape can be fertilized yearly.



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Saturday, 05 October 2019

Verry small size.but good product no any damage when i got it in my home delievery is superior

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