Wormwood 200+ Seeds Heirloom Medicinal Herb & Herbal Tea

Wormwood 200+ Seeds Heirloom Medicinal Herb & Herbal Tea
Brand: Etsy - DirtyGloveSeeds
Color: Blue
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200+ Wormwood Seeds (Artemisia Absinthium) Wormwood (Artemisia absinthium) is an herb that’s prized for its distinctive aroma, herbaceous flavor, & purported health benefits. While native to Europe, it grows readily across various climates, including parts of Asia, Africa, South America, & the United States. It has velvety white or greenish-silver stems, yellow-green leaves, & bulbous flowers that are bright or pale yellow. All parts of the plant have been used in traditional medicinal practices for hundreds of years. It gained notoriety from its use in absinthe, a French liqueur that was a favorite of many 19th-century artists, including Dutch painter Vincent Van Gogh & purported to cause numerous adverse effects. -USDA Zones: 3-8 -Perennial -All seeds come with growing instructions How to Sow: Start Wormwood seeds indoors 10 to 12 weeks before time to transplant outdoors. The herb seeds can be pressed into the soil but not covered. Place the starter tray in plastic to help seal the moisture in & keep the tray in a will lit area but out of direct sunlight. Watch for seedlings to emerge & remove them from under the plastic. Grow the seedlings in a sunny window, harden the seedlings for 10 to 14 days before transplanting. Harvesting Wormwood is usually done in mid-summer. When the plants are fully flowering, pick the upper portions of the stalks. Tie the stalks together & hang them upside down in a dark well-ventilated place. When the stalks are dried, store them in an air-tight container in a dark place. Soil: Poor, sandy, well-drained soils Seed Depth: Surface sow seeds Seeds per Plant: 10-12 Plant Spacing: 18-24 inches Wormwood 200+ Seeds Heirloom Medicinal Herb & Herbal Tea