Plant Care Absinth sagewort
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Absinth sagewort

Also known as

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

Taxonomy

Artemisia absinthium
Artemisia
Asteraceae
Asterales

How to care for Absinth sagewort

Water

How often to water your Absinth sagewort

Water needs for Absinth sagewort
0.5 cups
every 9

Absinth sagewort needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Atlanta, Georgia.

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 Absinth sagewort

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

Check the growing potential in your area

A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

Plant care guide for Absinth sagewort in Atlanta, Georgia

Atlanta, Georgia

70% Medium

Growing Absinth sagewort in Atlanta right now

Light needs for plant Absinth sagewort in Atlanta, Georgia

Plant growth potential is currently medium 👌

October 23rd, 2021

Sunlight energy as measured by “net radiation” in Atlanta is currently medium 👌.

The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in determini…

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Light needs for plant Absinth sagewort in Atlanta, Georgia

Sunlight intensity will decrease by 29% ☀️

October 23rd, 2021

Atlanta is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Atlanta is expected to decrease by 29% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 10.9 megajoules of energy per m2 per d…

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Light needs for plant Absinth sagewort in Atlanta, Georgia

Daylight will decrease by 1.5 hours 📉

October 22nd, 2021

This month, Atlanta is getting an average of 9.8 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 12.2% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.5 total hours of day…

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Finding light for Absinth sagewort in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Absinth sagewort: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Absinth sagewort love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Absinth sagewort does not tolerate low light 🚫.

Atlanta, Georgia currently has medium levels of sunlight intensity, you can help this plant grow by treating it to ample light ☀️.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Absinth sagewort

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Absinth sagewort: 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 Absinth sagewort after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

When to repot Absinth sagewort

Nutrient needs for plant Absinth sagewort in Atlanta, Georgia

Is this a good time of year to repot? Yes! 🪴

October 22nd, 2021

The growing potential in Atlanta is medium 👌.

It's best to repot plants during their active growing periods when they have the energy to re-establish their roots! This is a great time to repot any…

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FAQs
Difficulty Level

Absinth sagewort 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!


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Care Summary for Absinth sagewort

Absinth sagewort

Absinth sagewort


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

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