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Artemisia schmidtiana - Maxim.

Common Name Sagebrush, Silvermound, Wormwood, Mugwort
Family Asteraceae or Compositae
USDA hardiness 5-8
Known Hazards Although no reports of toxicity have been seen for this species, skin contact with some members of this genus can cause dermatitis or other allergic reactions in some people[222].
Habitats Bare soil in high mountains and also by the sea, C. and N. Japan[58, 187]. Grassy slopes in high mountains and on seashores[275].
Range E. Asia - Japan.
Edibility Rating  
Other Uses  
Weed Potential No
Medicinal Rating  
Care
Well drained soil Moist Soil Full sun
Artemisia schmidtiana Sagebrush, Silvermound, Wormwood, Mugwort


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Artemisia schmidtiana Sagebrush, Silvermound, Wormwood, Mugwort
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Summary

Bloom Color: Yellow. Main Bloom Time: Early fall, Late summer, Mid summer. Form: Rounded, Upright or erect.


Physical Characteristics

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Artemisia schmidtiana is a PERENNIAL growing to 0.3 m (1ft) by 0.6 m (2ft in) at a medium rate. It is in flower from Aug to November, and the seeds ripen from Sep to November. The species is hermaphrodite (has both male and female organs) and are pollinated by Insects. Suitable for: light (sandy) and medium (loamy) soils and prefers well-drained soil. Suitable pH: acid, neutral and basic (alkaline) soils. It cannot grow in the shade. It prefers dry or moist soil and can tolerate drought.

Synonyms

Habitats

 Cultivated Beds;

Edible Uses

Edible Parts: Stem.
Edible Uses:

Stems - cooked[177].

Medicinal Uses

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None known

Other Uses

None known

Cultivation details

Landscape Uses:Border, Ground cover, Specimen. Requires a well-drained sandy soil in full sun[187]. Established plants are drought tolerant[190]. Plants are longer lived, more hardy and more aromatic when they are grown in a poor dry soil[245]. Plants are hardy to about -20°c[187]. Members of this genus are rarely if ever troubled by browsing deer[233]. Special Features: Attractive foliage, Fragrant foliage, Inconspicuous flowers or blooms.

Propagation

Seed - surface sow from late winter to early summer in a greenhouse, making sure that the compost does not dry out[200]. When large enough to handle, prick the seedlings out into individual pots and grow them on in the greenhouse for their first winter. Plant out in late spring or early summer. Division in spring or autumn[200]. Basal cuttings in late spring. Harvest the young shoots when about10 - 15cm long, pot up in a lightly shaded position in a greenhouse or cold frame and plant them out when well rooted. Very easy.

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Found In

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Weed Potential

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Conservation Status

IUCN Red List of Threatened Plants Status :

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