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chamomile Matricaria chamomila

Chamomile has been planted 5 times by Growstuff members.


chamomile is a perennial crop (living more than two years)


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What people are saying about chamomiles

Getting ready for spring!

I've got seeds either on-hand or ordered for just about everything I'm starting from seed this year. I've been working out what I want to plant, and this is the plan I've come up with for the 72 square feet of my backyard raised beds:

garden plan


Beets are fast enough (only 2 months) that I figure I can safely interplant them with the squashes.

I also picked up some chamomile seeds yesterday. I like chamomile tea, and it'll help attract pollinators. I have what I intend to be a food forest further back in my yard, past the raised beds, and I think it can go in there, around the berry bushes I intend to plant this spring.

How to grow chamomiles

Grown for: not known.

Plant from: seedling (3), seed (2)

Plant in: semi-shade (3), sun (2)

Scientific names

  • Matricaria chamomila

Alternate names

  • camomile
  • German chamomile
  • Hungarian chamomile
  • wild chamomile
  • scented mayweed

Chamomile varieties

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