Sagebrush, Big Sagebrush Artemisia tridentata

Detailed Listing For
Botanical Name:

Artemisia tridentata

Family:

Asteraceae

Genus:

Artemisia

Species:

tridentata

Common Name:

Sagebrush, Big Sagebrush

Seeds Per Pound:
1,717,802
Quantity:
1.25 lb
Average Viable Seeds/Packet:
415
Germination:
87%
Germination Test Type:
estimate
Purity:
63%
Height:
3-7 feet
Collection Locale:
Sanpete, UT
Crop Year:
2018
Minimum Hardiness Zone:
6
In Stock: 1.25 lb
Prices
Sample Bulk Pricing
1 packet
3.95
10 g
14.50
1 oz
29.95
1 lb
219.50
Growing Info:
Scarification: none required.
Stratification: warm stratify for 30 days, cold stratify for 30 days.
Germination: 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!!
Usda description:
More info on http://plants.usda.gov