German Chamomile

Matricaria recutita

Rated 5/5 based on 3 reviews.

Standard seed packet, 500 seeds

$1.25
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German Chamomile

Matricaria recutita


  • Annual 50cm
  • Medicinal herb
  • True chamomile


Annual growing to 50cm. Plant produces small daisy-like flowers that have white petals and yellow centres. Very aromatic. A tea is made from its dried flowers. Has various medicinal uses. Good as a ground cover and around pathways. Can be grown in containers. Also known as "True chamomile".


How to sow and grow:

Method: Sow direct or raise seedlings
Sowing Depth: 1mm
When: Spring and autumn
Germination: 7-14 days @ 20-30°C
Hardiness / Life Cycle: Hardy Annual
Plant Spacing: 30cm
Plant Height: 50cm
Position: Full sun, well drained soil
Days to Maturity/Flowering: 65 days

(Product number: C4-01)
Seeds per gram: 16000 seeds


SKU C4-01
Shipping Weight 0.0004kg
Botanical name: Matricaria recutita
Packet type: Standard seed packet
Packet quantity: 500 seeds
Seeds per gram: 16000
Photo credits:

Photo by Takashi Hososhima/ CC BY-SA 2.0

Good germination

18 February 2019
Very quick and easy to grow. You gets lots of flowers per bush. Easy to dry for tea. Regular plant in my garden.
(5)

Love it

By: on 2 September 2016
Easy to germinate and grow. I enjoyed teas from this seed last year. But unfortunately I didnt know much how to grow. Plant one seedling in one big pot about 30cm diameter.
(5)

great for tea

By: on 20 March 2016
Very easy to germinate and grow. Produces lots of flowers per plant which i dry for tea. Nice strong flavour.
(5)

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