Plant Care Beach Wormwood

Beach Wormwood

Also known as

beach wormwood, sandhill sage and coastal sagewort


Artemisia pycnocephala

How to care for Beach Wormwood


How often to water your Beach Wormwood

Water needs for Beach Wormwood
0.5 cups
every 9

Beach Wormwood 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 Beach Wormwood

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Beach Wormwood in your home

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

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

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

Beach Wormwood does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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How to fertilize Beach Wormwood

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

Water Needs
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Growth Pattern

Care Summary for Beach Wormwood

Beach Wormwood

Beach Wormwood

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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