Chamomile

Chamomile

Matricaria recutita

Plant family

Korbblütler (Asteraceae) (Asteraceae)

Season Overview

Propagating

Planting

Harvest

J

F

M

A

M

J

J

A

S

O

N

D

Details

Light requirement

Sunny

Water requirement

Wet

Soil

Light (sandy)

Nutrient requirement

Low

Light germinator

Seeding distance

15 cm

Row spacing

10 cm

Seeding depth

0 cm

Instructions

The season for this plant is over. The following instructions are for the next season.

End of April

Sowing

End of June

Fertilizing

Beginning of July

Picking

Every week

Description

Chamomile is an annual plant of the composite family with a growth height of 20-60 cm. The flowers and leaves are prepared as a tea for their healing properties in digestive disorders. Chamomile blooms between May and October.

Origin:

Southern and Eastern Europe

Growing tips

Chamomile is a light germinator, so do not cover the seeds with soil. During the summer months you can harvest continuously. You can collect and dry the flower heads and process them as needed. Chamomile can be cultivated well as a marginal plant, but you should make sure that it is in a very sunny location. This is important for the formation of the ingredients.

Diseases

No diseases

Pests

Aphids