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About Common Wormwood
Mugwort is a perennial weed in the daisy family. It grows in loamy or sandy soils in forested areas, coastal strands and along roadsides. It spreads by rhizomes and can form dense mats. This plant has been listed as invasive in several states.
Also known as
Mugwort, Mugwort, Common wormwood, Common mugwort, Riverside wormwood, Felon herb, Chrysanthemum weed, Wild wormwood, Old uncle henry, Sailor's tobacco, Naughty man, Old man and St. john's plant
How to care for Common Wormwood
Common Wormwood needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.
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Common Wormwood love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.
Common Wormwood does not tolerate low-light 🚫.
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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 Common Wormwood after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.