Sagebrush, Big Sagebrush Artemisia tridentata
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Sagebrush, Big Sagebrush
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In Stock: 1.25 lb
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warm stratify for 30 days, cold stratify for 30 days.
sow seed 1/16" deep, tamp the soil, keep moist.
In a Nutshell:
* Artemisia tridentata (also called sagebrush / common sagebrush , big sagebrush , blue / black sagebrush or mountain sagebrush ) is a shrub or small tree from the family Asteraceae . Some botanists treat it in the segregate genus Seriphidium , as S. tridentatum (Nutt.) W. A. Weber, but this is not widely followed. The vernacular name "sagebrush" is also used for several related members of the genus Artemisia , such as California Sagebrush ( Artemisia californica ). more...
* An infusion of the leaves is used as a hair rinse, it treats dandruff and falling hair. An infusion of the plant repels insects, it is also disinfectant and so is used for washing walls, floors etc. A yellow to gold dye is obtained from the leaves, buds and stems combined.
* The seeds are used during celebrations because, when thrown into a fire, they explode like crackers. more...
* Silvery shrub with fragrant foliage; native to western United States; useful for making cowboy movies!!