This Polish chamomile is bigger and higher yielding than the standard and is easy to grow at home from seed. It has a wonderful aroma and is used to make teas. Chamomile is one of the herbs used in biodynamic compost preparations and has a high level of essential oils. The compounds in this herb have been extensively studied for their health benefits, though it’s contraindicated in pregnancy or for those taking blood thinners.
Sprouts In: 10-14 days
Ideal Temp: 68-85 F
Seed Depth: Surface sow
Plant Spacing: 8" apart
Frost Hardy: Yes
Sun Requirements: Full Sun 6-12 hrs
Keep moist until sprouts appear (seeds require light to germinate; do not allow them to dry out). Set out transplants after last frost of spring, or when plants are large enough to handle, or direct-seed after frost. Cut back immediately after blooming to encourage re-blooming.
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