Artemesia ‘Common Wormwood’


Artemisia absinthium ‘Common Wormwood’

Wormwood is an aromatic, herbaceous perennial growing from 80cm to 1.2 meters. The deeply serrated leaves are greyish green above and white on the underside, with both sides covered in fine silky trichomes or oil producing hairs. The flowers are small, globular and a yellow-green colour. Wormwood is known to be very bitter in taste, Both wormwood and mugwort had many similar uses, but only wormwood has a strong essential oil.