German Chamomile

German Chamomile - Seeds & Bulbs

German Chamomile
(Matricaria recutita)

This is one of the herbs the world loves best. Chamomile, with its wonderful fragrance, is a nice addition to your flower or herb garden. Herbs are reputed to be excellent companion crops. Old-timers plant chamomile with cucumbers and onions to enhance their growth. Makes a soothing tea. Drought tolerant and suitable for containers.

Plant Type: Annual
When to Sow Outside: Spring, as early as the soil can be worked.
When to Sow Inside: Ten weeks before last frost.
Seed Depth: Press seeds onto surface of the soil
Seed Spacing: 1"
Days to Emerge: 10 to 15
Thinning: When 1/2" tall, thin to 6" apart.

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