African wormwood Growing Guide

African wormwood, also known as Artemisia, Wilde als

Crop Rotation Group

Miscellaneous 

Soil

Well drained fertile soil

Position

Full sun

Frost tolerant

Hardy

Feeding

Not required if good soil.

Spacing

Single Plants: 1.50m (4' 11") each way (minimum)
Rows: 1.50m (4' 11") with 1.50m (4' 11") row gap (minimum)

Sow and Plant

Start with a purchased plant and transplant it from early spring to mid summer.
Our Garden Planner can produce a personalised calendar of when to sow, plant and harvest for your area.

Notes

Repels harmful insects, beetles and caterpillars. Use trimmings as mulch and to confuse birds on newly seeded areas

Harvesting

Harvest leaves as and when needed, Cut back in spring.

Planting and Harvesting Calendar

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Pests which Affect African wormwood