Herb, Wormwood

Artemisia absinthium
$2.99 to $7.25
SKU: 1256
  • Perennial in zones 3-8
  • Plants grow up to 6 feet tall
  • Dusty grey-green leaves
  • Bright yellow flowers

This variety will grow well in most regions of the United States, excepting North Dakota.

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Herb, Wormwood Description

Wormwood is also known as "Artemisia" and is native to Europe and Asia. Today it is generally grown as an ornamental plant but it is used in brewing the famous spirit absinthe and in flavoring vermouth, mead, and even beer.

Please note: The North Dakota Department of Agriculture prohibits the sale of Wormwood into the state of North Dakota.

Learn to Grow it

You can sow seeds indoors or directly into the soil in mild areas starting around mid-spring.

Space your plants or seeds 6-8 inches apart in well fertilized soil. Plant your seeds 1/4-3/4 in. deep.

This is a "cut-and-come-again" plant so you can harvest leaves as they mature. Keep the leaves well watered and cool.

Mulching the soil around this crop can help protect the plant and keep roots cool and moist. In frost-free zones, this crop can be grow throughout the fall and winter.