Herb, German Chamomile
- Annual plant
- Plants grow to 12-20 inches tall
- Fragrant, daisy-like flowers grow to 1 inch
This variety will grow well in most regions of the United States.
Chamomile takes its name from the Greek ?????????? which means "earth-apple." It is found all over Europe and Asia and was introudced to North America and Australia. It is commonly used in herbal teas.
Learn to Grow it
You can sow seeds indoors or directly into the soil in mild areas starting around mid-spring.
Space your plants or seeds 6-8 inches apart in well fertilized soil. Plant your seeds 1/4-3/4 in. deep.
This is a "cut-and-come-again" plant so you can harvest leaves as they mature. Keep the leaves well watered and cool.
Mulching the soil around this crop can help protect the plant and keep roots cool and moist. In frost-free zones, this crop can be grow throughout the fall and winter.