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Chamomile Seeds (Organic)

Chamomile Seeds (Organic)

Herbal Tea Component

Chamomile - Matricaria recutita

Annual An attractive herb with small white, daisy-like flowers with yellow centers and finely-cut foliage. The flowers are fragrant with an apple-like scent and attract bees, butterflies and birds as well as being a source for herbal tea and medicinal qualities. Both the flowers and foliage, when dried, are used for tea.

Did You Know? Chamomile comes from two Greek words "kamai" and "melon" meaning "ground apple."

Soil and Water: Chamomile likes well-drained, poor to average soil with a PH of 5.6-7.5 Keep it watered but not soggy.

Planting and Growing: Sow seeds indoors about 6 weeks before last frost. Do not cover seed, it needs light to germinate. Suitable for outdoor planting, but not recommended for containers. Self-sows readily if left to go to seed.

Harvesting and Storage: Harvest the flowers and foliage ideally early in the morning, when the flowers are just fully open. They can be used fresh, if desired, or hung to dry for storage and later use.

Soil Temperature: 55-65°F
Planting Depth: 1/8"
Germination: 14-21 Days
Height At Maturity: 20"-30"
Sun/Shade: Full to Partial Sun
Spacing After Thinning: 6"
Days to Maturity: 60-70
Approx Seeds per Pack: 100 Seeds

 

For more information, please enjoy our Resource Guide for planting and growing herbs.

 

USDA Certified Organic
Quantity Discounts for Chamomile Seeds (Organic)
Buy 10 for $3.69 each
Buy 50 for $2.99 each
$3.99
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Description

Chamomile - Matricaria recutita

Annual An attractive herb with small white, daisy-like flowers with yellow centers and finely-cut foliage. The flowers are fragrant with an apple-like scent and attract bees, butterflies and birds as well as being a source for herbal tea and medicinal qualities. Both the flowers and foliage, when dried, are used for tea.

Did You Know? Chamomile comes from two Greek words "kamai" and "melon" meaning "ground apple."

Soil and Water: Chamomile likes well-drained, poor to average soil with a PH of 5.6-7.5 Keep it watered but not soggy.

Planting and Growing: Sow seeds indoors about 6 weeks before last frost. Do not cover seed, it needs light to germinate. Suitable for outdoor planting, but not recommended for containers. Self-sows readily if left to go to seed.

Harvesting and Storage: Harvest the flowers and foliage ideally early in the morning, when the flowers are just fully open. They can be used fresh, if desired, or hung to dry for storage and later use.

Soil Temperature: 55-65°F
Planting Depth: 1/8"
Germination: 14-21 Days
Height At Maturity: 20"-30"
Sun/Shade: Full to Partial Sun
Spacing After Thinning: 6"
Days to Maturity: 60-70
Approx Seeds per Pack: 100 Seeds

 

For more information, please enjoy our Resource Guide for planting and growing herbs.

 

Peaceful Valley Farm & Garden Supply brand seeds are guaranteed to germinate. Once the seeds have sprouted, please understand that Peaceful Valley cannot be held responsible for the many uncontrollable growing and climatic conditions that must be met to ensure the success of your crop(s). Peaceful Valley brand vegetable seeds are all non-GMO and Certified Organic.
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Shipping Information

Ships from Northern CA.

Shipping Weight: 0.0 lb

Dimensions: 4.5"L x 3.25"W x 0.1"H

Features

  • Attracts Bees/Butterflies
  • Does Not Require Support
  • Edible Flower
  • Fragrant
  • Good for Drying
  • Open-Pollinated
  • Plant Spreads
  • Requires Summer Water
  • Useful for Ornamental
  • Useful in Dye Making

Characteristics

Organic Status: Certified Organic Product
Approximate Harvest Time : Early Summer
Approximate Harvest Time : Late Spring
Approximate Harvest Time : Late Summer
Growth Habit : Low Growing
Life Cycle : Annual
Plant Usage : Attracts Bees/Butterflies
Plant Usage : Attracts Birds
Plant Usage : Culinary Herb
Plant Usage : Ornamental
Planting Time : Fall
Planting Time : Spring
Seed Unit Sizes : Seed Pack
Soil pH : 5.6 - 6.0
Soil pH : 6.1 - 6.5
Soil pH : 6.6 - 7.0
Soil pH : 7.1 - 7.5
Starting Location : Direct Sow
Starting Location : Start Indoors & Transplant
Sun Requirements : Full Sun/Part Sun
Useful Plant Part : Flower
Useful Plant Part : Leaves

Planting & Care

Soil and Water: Chamomile likes well-drained, poor to average soil with a PH of 5.6-7.5 Keep it watered but not soggy.

Planting and Growing: Sow seeds indoors about 6 weeks before last frost. Barely cover seed, it needs light to germinate. Suitable for outdoor planting, but not recommended for containers. Self-sows readily if left to go to seed.

Harvesting and Storage: Harvest the flowers and foliage ideally early in the morning, when the flowers are just fully open. They can be used fresh, if desired, or hung to dry for storage and later use.

Useful Information

Guarantee

Peaceful Valley Farm & Garden Supply brand vegetable seeds are guaranteed to germinate. Once the seeds have sprouted, please understand that Peaceful Valley cannot be held responsible for the many uncontrollable growing and climatic conditions that must be met to ensure the success of your crop(s).

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