This ancient European herb remains a popular and useful plant in gardens today. The single-flowered Roman Chamomile has been considered the most potent medicinal form since the 13th century. It was grown in American gardens by the 1600's and Thomas Jefferson listed Chamomile as a kitchen garden herb in 1794. Low-growing plants produce single, white, daisy-like flowers and fragrant, lacy foliage. Jefferson-documented: This plant was documented by Thomas Jefferson in his Garden Book, Notes on the State of Virginia, or other writings.
Sow seeds indoors 6-8 weeks before last frost at 70 degrees F, transplant to 3" pots once they have several true leaves, then harden off and transplant outdoors to well-drained soil at or before the last frost. Approximately 200 seeds per packet.
|Exposure||Planting Method||Planting Depth||Plant Spacing||Size at Maturity||Zone|
|Full Sun||Transplant||Surface Sow||18-24" apart; rows 24"||6"H; 12"W||5-9|