Plant Care Field Wormwood

Field Wormwood

Also known as

Pelyněk ladní, Beach wormwood, Northern wormwood, Breckland wormwood, Boreal wormwood, Canadian wormwood, Field sagewort and Field mugwort.


Artemisia pubescens

How to care for Field Wormwood


How often to water your Field Wormwood

Water needs for Field Wormwood
0.5 cups
every 9

Field Wormwood needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in San Antonio, 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 Field Wormwood

Water 0.5 cups every

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

Plant care guide for Field Wormwood in San Antonio, Texas

San Antonio, Texas

59% Medium

Finding light for Field Wormwood in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Field Wormwood: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Field Wormwood love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Field Wormwood does not tolerate low light 🚫.

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


How to fertilize Field Wormwood

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

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Care Summary for Field Wormwood

Field Wormwood

Field Wormwood

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

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

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