Artemisia absinthium

Artemisia absinthium growing shrub‎ of the genus Artemisia also known as Common wormwood, Artemisia absinthium perennial evergreen plant also used as ornamental plant and fragrant plant, grow in mediterranean, subtropical, temperate climate and growing in hardiness zone 4-10a.

Artemisia absinthium leaves

Leaves edible in green-grey color and deeply lobed shape.

Flower color yellow, the flowers grow in the end of the branch in spherical structure.

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Requirements for Artemisia absinthium growing and care:

Grow it far from other plants

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

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

Difficulties or problems when growing:
Allelopathy

Planting season:
Autumn, summer, spring

Pests and diseases:
Aphids

Pruning season:
Autumn

How to prune:
Cut the inner branches

Size of the plant?
1-1.5 m, 40-60 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?
Yes

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

Blooming information

Bloom season:
Summer

General information about the flower
Small white flower growing in the branches edges, the flowers sterile

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

Pollination is done by:
Bees

Vegetative Reproduction

Vegetative Reproduction Method:
Cutting

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-gray leaves in lobed shape

Uses of Artemisia absinthium leaves:
Beverage, Fragrance, Herbs, Medical use

Scientific name:

Artemisia absinthium