Description – Daisy-like flowers with yellow centres and feathery foliage which has an apple smell when crushed. Apple fragrance. Makes a delicious soothing tea, skin wash and shampoo. Chamomile will grow in any soil, ideally in full sun. Height to 50cm (20in) but can be trimmed.
Please note: This chamomile is not suitable for use as a lawn.
Sowing – Sow seeds outdoors April to May. Sow seeds thinly, 12mm (½in) deep in drills 30cm (12in) apart.
Growing – Thin seedlings if necessary, when large enough to handle, to 15cm (6in) apart. Keep ground weed free, water well during dry periods.
Aftercare – Harvest 6-8 weeks after sowing, selecting a few leaves from each plant.
Harvest – July to September