Garden Guide for Zone 8b
Chamomile is a flowering plant in the daisy family. It is native to Western Europe and Northern Africa. It is commonly used for its calming effects in tea.
- Soil: Well-drained soil
- Water: Moderate
- Light: Full sun to partial shade
- Sowing Method: Direct sow
- Growing Days: 60
Planting Instructions: Sow chamomile seeds directly into the soil in early spring. The seeds should be scattered over the soil surface and lightly covered with soil. They should be spaced about 10-12 inches apart.
Harvest Instructions: Harvest chamomile flowers when they are fully open, usually in mid to late summer. The flowers can be used fresh or dried for later use.