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Wormwood - Artemisia absinthium - Herb garden seeds Wormwood plant seeds. Artemisia absinthium in the herb garden HR00099


Artemisia absinthium

Wormwood has been used to make a bitter tonic that stimulates the appetite and improves digestion. Kept clipped, it can be shaped into an attractive silver-green 2-4 foot tall hedge. Wormwood is an excellent background plant in the herb or flower garden; grows nicely with Delphiniums. A winter hardy perennial to zone 3.

Wormwood seeds cannot be shipped to North Dakota.

1,000 Seeds: $2.49 QTY:

How to Plant WORMWOOD Seeds

Sow seed in cell packs or flats, press into soil but do not cover. Needs light to germinate. Transplant into the garden after all danger of frost 24 inches apart, in rows 3 feet apart.
Comments: Direct sowing is not recommended. Prefers full sun. Drought tolerant once established, Wormwood looks best when given some summer water. Heat and deer resistant.

Artemisia absinthium leaves and flowers circa 1895.