There is a huge market demand worldwide for this herb,
which is used to fight cancer, parasites, and drug-resistant malaria.
Deliciously scented foliage is used for wreaths, bouquets, sachets, baths, and to cleanse the air.
Deerproof, excellent for an annual hedge or screen, repels pests.
BOTANICAL NAME: Artemesia annua
GROWING INSTRUCTIONS: Start seeds in flats in spring, 12" apart into an area in the garden with full sun with well-drained soil. Easy to grow from seed, but germinates slowly. It can tolerate some drought once established. Plants will grow from four to six feet, so give them some compost and prepare the soil before planting. Harvest at the beginning of the flowering period, as buds form.
GROW BIOINTENSIVE® CULTURAL INFORMATION:
Annual/Height 3-5'/Spacing 36"
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