German Chamomile Seeds

German Chamomile Seeds


Matricaria recutita

One of our favorite herbs to grow here at the farm. An abundance of small daisy-like flowers appear late Spring into Summer. Flowers are edible and are great in teas and for other culinary uses. Makes a wonderful bedtime or after dinner tea.

Plant Type:  Annual
Plant:  after last frost
Germination: 10-14 days at 68-86°F
Height:  15-24"
Light Preference: Sun
Days to Maturity: 60-65 days



Transplanting recommended: Start seeds indoors 4-6 weeks before transplanting. Lightly press seeds into soil and do not cover as they need light for germination. Keep soil moist. Can be transplanted when plants are 1-2 inches tall. 
Direct seed: Sow seeds as soon as the soil can be worked in the spring. Sow in a row and gently press seeds into the ground. They need light to germinate so don't cover or press too much. Keep seedlings moist. Thin to clusters of 2-3 plants spaced 8" apart in rows 18" apart.

Plant Spacing: 8"

Seeds per packet: Approx  300