Heirloom and Open-pollinated seeds
  • wormwood


    Artmesia absinthium

    Also known as absinthe wormwood, it was commonly used to for making absinthe, until the FDA classified it unsafe because of thujone.  Wormwood is a perennial to zone 3 native to Europe and Asia which grows to 3-4' high and produces feathery silver-gray foilage.  It has been used as a moth repellant, and to repel slugs and snails.  Deer resistant.

    Growing information:  Surface sow seeds, they need sunlight to germinate, 14-21 days. Transplant outdoors in late spring or early summer.  Space plants 18-24" apart in a location with good drainage and full sun to partial shade. Afternoon shade is preferred in warm to hot climates.

    Shipping Restrictions: We cannot ship Wormwood to Colorado, Washington and North Dakota.

    Min qty/packet: 500 seeds