Davana, Artemisia Absinthium, Wormwood Plant (Herb Plant)
Artemisia absinthium is a woody perennial with finely cut, silvery-gray, aromatic foliage.
Artemisia is a shrubby perennial plant. The root is fibrous and woody and the stems are branched and have an ash-grey bark. The plant can grow up to 4 ft. tall. The species has pale or sage-green leaves that are pinnate and finely divided.
The leaflets are very narrow, linear, entire and concave on the upper and lower surfaces.The species also has an aromatic fragrance.
Wormwood likes a shady situation, and is easily propagated by division of roots in the autumn, by cuttings, or by seeds sown in the autumn soon after they are ripe. No further care is needed than to keep free from weeds. Plant about 2 feet apart each way.
|Sunlight||Full Sun or Partial Shade|
|Watering||Dry to medium|
|Soil||Soil may be poor to moderately fertile.|
|Fertilizer||Established plants can benefit from fertilization. Take a visual inventory of your landscape. Trees need to be fertilized every few yea ¹ Shrubs and other plants in the landscape can be fertilized yearly.|