German Chamomile

Matricaria recutita | SKU: 0811
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$3.75 to $7.09
  • Annual plant
  • Plants grow to 12-20 inches tall
  • Fragrant, daisy-like flowers grow to 1 inch

$3.75 to $7.09

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Item Details

Native to Europe, Africa, and Asia, chamomile has foliage and flowers with such a pleasant fragrance that for centuries these plants have been allowed to self-sow along the edges of paths and walkways where their fragrance can be enjoyed. This herb’s graceful plants are 12-20" tall with endless masses of 1" attractive, daisy-like flowers that can be used to make tea. Annual.

Learn to Grow German Chamomile

Start Indoors: 8-10 weeks before last frost

Germination: 7-14 Days

Plant Outdoors: 8” Apart

Light: Sun/Partial Shade

Instructions - Sow seeds indoors on surface of soil. Transplant outdoors in early spring just before last frost. Chamomile prefers well-drained sandy soil and self-sows freely.

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Self-seeding is it's superpower


I planted this in zone 5b last year (2020) for the purpose of making tea. Well, I never made the tea but I enjoyed the flowers. However, I decided to write a review because I am amazed at how well it self seeded. I have one plant in the ground about to flower and two pots that are carpeted with new plants. I plan on getting a lot of tea this year