Roman Chamomile

Chamomile tea is one of the greatest nightcaps, comforting and sleep-inducing. I've loved growing my own. More
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Chamomile tea is one of the greatest nightcaps, comforting and sleep-inducing. I’ve loved growing my own. This variety is prolific in its flower production and tastes delicious and strong, so you won’t need many flower heads for your evening mug of tea.

Genus Chamaemelum
Group/Species nobile
Variety Roman Chamomile
Type Hardy Perennial
Common Name Roman Chamomile
Border Position Container, Front, Middle
Soil Type Fertile, Neutral, Sandy
Scent Scented
Site Full Sun
Moisture Moist but Well-drained
Height 30cm (12in)
Spacing 20-30cm (8-12in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Sow undercover April-June or August-October in seed trays, do not cover seed just press gently into the surface of moist compost. Place somewhere bright and warm, seedlings should appear within two weeks. Transplant seedlings into individual pots when large enough to handle. Gradually acclimatise to outdoor temperatures before planting out in well drained soil. Water well after planting.
Care Tips Roman chamomile is resistant to drought and will survive for some time without water. Harvest flowers regularly to encourage the formation of more.
Flowering July - September
Harvesting Pull the flowers from their stems and make sure flowers are dried thoroughly before storing in a jar. Lay out in a single layer to dry in a cool, lit place (or use a dehydrator if you have one)
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
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