Sagebrush, Common (Artemisia tridentata), packet of 100 seeds
Zones 4 to 10
(Chamiso) Woody perennial bush native to Western US and Canada. Soft, silvery, grey-green, resinous and aromatic, the branches are plucked, partially dried, and bundled to make traditional smudge sticks. Purifying fumigant and spiritual adjuvant. Traditional usage (TWM, Native American): toothache, colds and fevers, gargle. Plant prefers dry, sandy slopes and full sun. Excellent drainage necessary. Sow very small seed on the surface of sandy soil in early spring and press in hard. Keep moist until germination, which I found in my tests can take as long as 30 days. Spotty germ is typical–seed contains lots of inhibitors. Flowers yellow to 8 feet in the right circumstances, but the plants shown here are about 10 years old, growing in Southern Oregon, and they are only about 2 feet tall.
100 seeds/pkt, open pollinated, untreated, NO GMO’s