Wormwood Seed

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Wormwood Seed

An attractive ornamental and can be used fresh or dried for flower arrangements. Repels cabbageworm, flea beetles, and moths.

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(Artemesia absinthium)

Wormwood has been used as a traditional bitter herb, but is now considered hazardous for internal use. Its attractive feathery, silver-green foliage is ornamental and can be used fresh or dried for flower arrangements. Wormwood repels cabbageworm butterflies, flea beetles, and clothes moths.


Flowers:Inconspicuous light green.
Foliage:Silver-green, feathery foliage
Lifecycle:2    (0: N/A, 1: annual, 2: perennial, 3: biennial)
Height:24 to 60
Diameter:24 to 36
Container Planting:yes

Cultural Requirements:

USDA Zones:4 to 9
Propagation / Germination:Germinates in 7 to 10 days at 70 F. Wormwood is a light-dependent germinator. Press seeds lightly into soil surface.
Spacing:24 to 36
Sun:Full sun or light shade

Garden Medicinals offers over 220 varieties of medicinal and culinary herb seeds, roots, and select heirloom vegetable and ethnic flower seed. All seeds are non-gmo, open-pollinated and untreated. Most seeds are naturally grown and a few are certified organic. Our vegetable seeds do especially well in hot, humid climates where vegetable production can be difficult. Our herb selection also includes dormant root stock of ginger, ginseng, goldenseal, black cohosh, false unicorn, and wild yam.

Note: Medicinal uses of herbs mentioned in our store are not intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice. Please see a qualified medical practitioner for diagnosis if you have a health problem.

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