Plant Care Artemisia Absinthium

Artemisia Absinthium

Also known as

Absinth Sagewort, Absinth Sagewort, Absinth wormwood, Common wormwood, Wormwood, Grand wormwood, Absinthe, Absinthium and Absinthe wormwood


Artemisia absinthium

How to care for Artemisia Absinthium


How often to water your Artemisia Absinthium

Water needs for Artemisia Absinthium
0.5 cups
every 9

Artemisia Absinthium needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Artemisia Absinthium

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Absinth Sagewort in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Artemisia Absinthium: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Artemisia Absinthium love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Artemisia Absinthium does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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How to fertilize Artemisia Absinthium

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Artemisia Absinthium: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Artemisia Absinthium after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Difficulty Level

Artemisia Absinthium is generally easy to care for, though some plant parents report facing challenges with growing it. Check out the reviews down below to read more about their experiences!

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs
Growth Pattern
Growing Outdoors

Care Summary for Artemisia Absinthium

Artemisia Absinthium

Artemisia Absinthium

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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