Plant Care Hoary mugwort

Hoary mugwort

Also known as

Dusty miller, Beach wormwood and Oldwoman


Artemisia stelleriana

How to care for Hoary mugwort


How often to water your Hoary mugwort

Water needs for Hoary mugwort
0.5 cups
every 9

Hoary mugwort 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 Hoary mugwort

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Hoary mugwort in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Hoary mugwort: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Hoary mugwort love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Hoary mugwort does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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How to fertilize Hoary mugwort

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

Difficulty Level

Hoary mugwort is generally considered an easy-to-care-for plant and makes a great choice for beginners!

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Growth Pattern
Growing Outdoors

Care Summary for Hoary mugwort

Hoary mugwort

Hoary mugwort

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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