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 Austin, Texas.

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 Austin, Texas

Austin, Texas

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Growing Absinth sagewort in Austin right now

Light needs for plant Absinth sagewort in Austin, Texas

Plant growth potential is currently medium 👌

October 25th, 2021

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

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

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Light needs for plant Absinth sagewort in Austin, Texas

Sunlight intensity will decrease by 26% ☀️

October 25th, 2021

Austin is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Austin is expected to decrease by 26% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 12.2 megajoules of energy per m2 per day…

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Light needs for plant Absinth sagewort in Austin, Texas

Daylight will decrease by 1.2 hours 📉

October 25th, 2021

This month, Austin is getting an average of 10.3 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 10.5% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.6 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 during this time of higher sunlight intensity in Austin, Texas ☀️.

This is a great time to watch your Absinth sagewort thrive 🌿!

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.

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

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