German Chamomile Seeds

(P) Pkt of 100 seeds
Item #00526-PK-P1


Clouds of airy fragrance, dotted with tiny white daisies

Days to Maturity: 65

German Chamomile is a must-have herb if you enjoy drinking hot or cold teas. The flowers are a staple ingredient in herbal tea concoctions, where they have a soothing, calming effect and a faintly fruity, sweet flavor. They are also used in shampoos and hair rinses to lighten blond hair.

Up to 24 inches tall and 15 inches wide, German Chamomile has many thin branches of finely divided green leaves. Small ¾-inch white and yellow daisylike flowers appear from early through midsummer.

Sow seeds in fall or spring in well-drained, neutral to slightly acid soil, or begin indoors. Germination takes about 10 to 14 days.

For best flavor, harvest the flowers when first fully opened, and use fresh or freeze.


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Genus Matricaria
Species recutita
Item Form (P) Pkt of 100 seeds
Zone 4 - 9
Bloom Start to End Early Summer - Mid Summer
Days to Maturity 65
Seeds Per Pack 100
Plant Height 24 in - 18 in
Plant Width 20 in
Additional Characteristics Easy Care Plants, Edible, Flower, Bloom First Year, Fragrance, Herbs, Long Bloomers, Cut-and-Come-Again
Bloom Color White, Yellow
Foliage Color Medium Green
Harvest Season Early Summer, Mid Summer
Light Requirements Full Sun
Moisture Requirements Moist,  well-drained
Soil Tolerance Normal,  loamy
Uses Beds, Cuisine, Containers, Everlastings, Outdoor, Border

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