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Artemisia absinthium

 How to plant Wormwood seeds 

Wormwood, Artemisia absinthium a lush growing bushy perenial. HR00099


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

How to Plant Wormwood Seeds

Sow seed in cell packs or flats, press into soil but do not cover. Needs light to germinate. Kept at 65-70°F., germination is in 10-14 days. Transplant into the garden after all danger of frost 24 inches apart, in rows 3 feet apart.

Growing Wormwood: Direct sowing is not recommended. Prefers full sun. Drought tolerant once established, Wormwood looks best when given some summer water. Heat and deer resistant.