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Chamomile - Matricaria Chamomilla

Chamomile, Matricaria chamomilla, is a calming presence in gardens and teacups. Plant in spring or autumn, and let it thrive under the sun. In just 7 to 14 days, you’ll see its delicate germination, with harvest possible within 2 months. With feathery foliage and white flowers, these annuals reach 20 to 35cm in height.

Beyond its beauty, chamomile holds symbolic value for rest and peace. Its gentle nature makes it a soothing tea, perfect for relaxation. Additionally, it’s a friend to bees, adding ecological value. Chamomile’s grace in gardens and its ability to bring tranquility to tea breaks make it a cherished choice for both gardeners and tea enthusiasts.

When to plant

Spring or Autumn

Where to plant

Full sun

Germination time

7 - 14 days

When can I harvest

2 months

Plant Specs

Feathery foliage, white flowers. Annual. 20-35cm