California Mugwort (Artemisia douglasiana) is a perennial shrub native to California and found throughout the West Coast of the United States. Plants have low water and fertility requirements and can be used to prevent erosion on hillsides. The bitter leaves can be used for tea, and the plant has folkloric uses to aid dreaming.
Easy to establish; mature plants can be propagated through root divisions. Plants can reach approximately 4-6 feet tall when cared for appropriately.
Harvestable foliage 70-90 days from seed when established in ideal conditions. Plants are perennial and has a fair degree of cold hardiness and can be established in zones 6 and above.
SEED AVAILABILITY UPDATE: A new round of seed will be ready in late fall 2020.