Evergreen – Never Sheds All of Its Foliage.
Full Sun – Prefers 6 or more hours of sun per day.
Semi Frost Hardy
Semi Frost Hardy – Is Able to Survive Moderately Low Temperatures.
Moderate Watering – Requires Regular Watering.
Low Maintenance – Requires little maintenance.
A branched, erect and smooth stem with long and narrow leaves are bipinnate or tripinnate.
Borne in paniculate flower heads or capitulum. White florets with a ligule and the disc florets are yellow.
Easy to grow. Chamomile seeds need light to germinate, scatter the seeds and press firmly onto the soil but do not cover the seeds with soil. Seeds should germinate in 7 to 14 days.
Requires very little maintenance.
Medicinal: Used to treat coughs and bronchitis, fevers, colds, inflammation, infection, wounds, and burns.
Chamomile flowers are used in herbal teas and are a great source of essential oils.
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Chamomile improves the growth and flavour of many plants. Farmers have long used chamomile as a companion plant to apple and other fruit trees. Vegetable companions include Cabbage, Onions, Beans, Cucumbers, Broccoli, Kale, Brussels sprouts, Cauliflower and Kohlrabi. In the herb garden, chamomile pairs well with mint and basil, and is said to improve their taste and scent.
The national flower of Russia is the chamomile
Harvest the flowers when they are near full bloom for best quality, snipping just the inflorescence from the stem. Flowers may be used fresh or dried.
A branched, erect and smooth stem with long and narrow leaves are bipinnate or tripinnate. Borne in paniculate flower heads or capitulum. Flower heads consist of white ray florets with a ligule the disc florets are yellow. Easy to grow. Chamomile seeds need light to germinate, scatter the seeds and press firmly onto the soil but do not cover with soil. Seeds should germinate in 7 to 14 days.
Synonyms: Matricaria recutita
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Requires moderate maintenance.