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 Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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 Minneapolis, Minnesota

Minneapolis, Minnesota

60% Medium

Growing Absinth sagewort in Minneapolis right now

Light needs for plant Absinth sagewort in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

October 25th, 2021

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Minneapolis is currently low 📉.

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

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Light needs for plant Absinth sagewort in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Sunlight intensity will decrease by 42% ☀️

October 25th, 2021

Minneapolis is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Minneapolis is expected to decrease by 42% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 7.7 megajoules of energy per m…

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Light needs for plant Absinth sagewort in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Daylight will decrease by 2.2 hours 📉

October 24th, 2021

This month, Minneapolis is getting an average of 10.4 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 18.5% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 9.6 total hours of…

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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 🚫.

Minneapolis, Minnesota 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 Minneapolis, Minnesota

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

October 22nd, 2021

The growing potential in Minneapolis 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…

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

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