ARTEMISIA absinthium

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ARTEMISIA absinthium

Common Wormwood, Absinthe

Select Item No. AO915

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One Portion is usually sufficient for approx. 50 plants.
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Plant Description

Article Type: (Organic Seed DE-ÖKO-006)
Life Cycle: Perennial
Family: Asteraceae
Origin: Eurasia, Northern Africa: wastelands, roadsides.
Special Features: ARTEMISIA absinthium grey-green, fluffy foliage. Suitable for natural landscaping. Attractive for butterflies and other pollinators. Drought tolerant/ for xeriscaping/ water-wise design. Self-sowing at suitable locations. Aromatic scent. Deer and rabbit resistant. Use for low maintenance plantings. Easy to grow.
Historical: Ingridient of absinthe. Traditional cure against parasites. Biblical plant.
 
Basic Colour: (yellow / gold)
Flower Colour: yellow
Natural Flowering Period: June - August
 
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z3 - Z9
Foliage: pinnatifid, lobed, tomentose, grey-green, aromatic scented
Height with Flowers: 80 cm
Spacing between Plants: 40 cm
Soil Requirements: dry / well-drained / warm
Location:
Characteristics: ornamental foliage plant / medicinal plant / tea herb
Grams per 1000 seeds: 0.07143 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
14000
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
0.5 Gram
Sowing Rates/Trays: 3 - 4 per cell
Sowing Direction:

(15) Rapidly germinating, keep seed in constant moisture (not wet) with temperatures of about +20°C [68°F]. Seeds must be covered thinly. Do not cover very small seeds, but tightly press into the earth. Keep in cooler conditions after germination occurs.

Best Sowing Date
(northern Hemisphere, Field condition):
early spring - late summer
Sowing to Germination: 1 - 2 weeks
Cutting back at Transplanting: Cut-back once to keep more compact.
Container Size(s): 1 plug per 8/9 cm (3 1/2") / 1-2 plugs per 11/12 cm (4 1/2")
Fertilizer: Medium (150-200 ppm)
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