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Artemisia absinthium - Plant

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Description

Artemisia absinthium is a woody perennial with finely cut, silvery-gray, aromatic foliage.

Artemisia is a shrubby perennial plant. The root is fibrous and woody and the stems are branched and have an ash-grey bark. The plant can grow up to 4 ft. tall. The species has pale or sage-green leaves that are pinnate and finely divided.

The leaflets are very narrow, linear, entire and concave on the upper and lower surfaces.The species also has an aromatic fragrance.

Plant Specifications

*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name Wormwood, absinthium, armoise, wermut, absinthe, absinthites, ajenjo
Maximum Reachable Height 1 ft. to 3 ft.
Flower Colour Primrose Yellow
Bloom Time Late Summer, Summer
Difficulty Level Easy

Planting and care

Wormwood likes a shady situation, and is easily propagated by division of roots in the autumn, by cuttings, or by seeds sown in the autumn soon after they are ripe. No further care is needed than to keep free from weeds. Plant about 2 feet apart each way.

Artemisia absinthium care

Sunlight Full Sun or Partial Shade
Watering Dry to medium
Soil Soil may be poor to moderately fertile.
Fertilizer Established plants can benefit from fertilization. Take a visual inventory of your landscape. Trees need to be fertilized every few yea Shrubs and other plants in the landscape can be fertilized yearly.

Artemisia absinthium special feature

Fragrant Foliage, Showy Foliage

Artemisia absinthium uses

Ornamental Use:

  • Its small yellow flowers have little ornamental value
  • Wormwood is useful in beds, borders, and rock gardens, and it makes an excellent foil for bright colors and dark foliage

Medicinal Use:

  • Anti-inflammatory, antipyretic, and chemotherapeutic activity is documented in nonhuman studies

Culinary Use:

  • Wormwood is also used as a flavoring agent