How to grow Artemisia vulgaris

Artemisia vulgaris growing shrub‎ of the genus Artemisia also known as Tree Wormwood, Artemisia vulgaris perennial evergreen plant also used mostly as ornamental plant and fragrant plant, grow in mediterranean, subtropical, tropic climate and growing in hardiness zone 3-10.

Leaves edible in color green-gray, leaf soft the shape pinnate with elongated deeply serrated.

Artemisia vulgaris flowers

Flower color green-yellow grow in the end of the branch.

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Requirements for Artemisia vulgaris growing and care:

Frost free

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative Reproduction

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
No, but possible

Difficulties or problems when growing:

Planting season:
Autumn / Spring

Pests and diseases:

Pruning season:

How to prune:
Cut the inner branches

Size of the plant?
80-250 cm, 32-100 inches

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Medium growing

Water requirement:
Small amount of water, average amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade / Full Shade

Is it possible to grow as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Blooming inforamtion

Bloom season:

General information about the flower
Green-yellow blooms growing in the end of the branch

Thinning the bloom:
If grown for the leaves recommend to thinning the flowers

Pollination is done by:

Vegetative Reproduction

Vegetative Reproduction Method:

Preferred time for vegetative reproduction:
Spring / Autumn

Time to grow roots in vegetative reproduction:
2-4 weeks

Treatment for vegetative reproduction:
Put in water, or moist soil without the leaves

Edible leaves

Leaves harvesting season:
All year

How to harvest the leaves?
Cut all the branch

Information about leaves:
Green-grey soft leaf in the shape pinnate with elongated deeply serrated leaves.

Uses of Name leaves:
Beverage, Fragrance, Herbs, Medical use, alcohol

Scientific name:

Artemisia vulgaris

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