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Thank you very much for the Orange tree complete with flowers and baby oranges. You truly are a Victorian nursery I used to pack all the trees I sent out by rail using straw bundles similar to yours. Actually we used long straw and no outer polythene.We also used twine macramed on the outside to hold the bundle together. There is nothing wrong with your packing. It remided me of the old days. I am 78. Now I have to find a suitable container whivh no doubt will be expensive. Versailles sell them and a pottery in the south of France makes the other tradional type. I was a bit surprised when I visited Kew Gardens, that they did not have one single orange tree in their orangerie. Lovely web site and lovely young orange tree in perfect order.
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Thank you very much for the Orange tree complete with flowers and baby oranges. You truly are a Victorian nursery I used to pack all the trees I sent out by rail using straw bundles similar to yours. Actually we used long straw and no outer polythene.We also used twine macramed on the outside to hold the bundle together. There is nothing wrong with your packing. It remided me of the old days. I am 78. Now I have to find a suitable container whivh no doubt will be expensive. Versailles sell them and a pottery in the south of France makes the other tradional type. I was a bit surprised when I visited Kew Gardens, that they did not have one single orange tree in their orangerie. Lovely web site and lovely young orange tree in perfect order.
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Wormwood Plant

Image of Sq Wormwood
Image of Sq Wormwood
Image of the herb Wormwood growing at Victoriana Nursery Gardens.

Artemisia absinthium

  • Herbaceous Perennial.
  • Used to make Absinthe.
  • Reaches 4 feet (1.2 metres) tall.

Supplied as a pot grown plant grown in a 7cm pot.

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A herbaceous perennial with fibrous roots with slivery green leaves and pale yellow tubular flowers well known for it's bitter flavour.

Native to Eurasia and Northern Africa it is now widely grown.

The Mexicans, when celebrating their 'Goddess of Salt' festival traditionally wear Wormwood garlands.

According to the Ancients it can counteract the effects of poisoning by hemlock, toadstools and being bitten by the seadragon! Not recommended for high volume consumption as can cause convulsions and kidney failure.

  • Herbaceous perennial.
  • Reaches around 4 feet (1.2 metres) tall.
  • Flowers Summer to Autumn.
  • Prefers nitrogen rich free draining soils.
  • Likes a shady or sunny location.
  • Plant 2 feet (60 cm) apart.
  • Will self seed.
  • Do not plant near fennel, sage, caraway, anise as when it rains wormwood can loose it's growth-inhibiting toxin and effect others.
  • Not suitable for indoor growing.
  • Can become invasive so needs to be kept under control.
  • Medicinal Uses
  • Believed to stimulate appetite.
  • Can prevent sickness.
  • Can help relieve indigestion.

  • Culinary Uses
  • Used to make absinthe and other alcoholic drinks.
  • Used to make Sheeba (a Moroccan tea).
  • Sometimes used by Brewers instead of hops.
  • Can be used to spice mead.

  • Other Uses
  • Thought to be good at detering moths and insects.

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As with all alternative medicines and plants with purported medicinal benefits it is important to inform your health care providers that you are using them; this helps to ensure safe and coordinated care. We can accept no liability for any side effect or contingency from any allergy or any other cause or harm that may arise. If in doubt please do consult a medical practitioner before using.

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