Chamomile features daisy-like flowers with yellow centres and feathery foliage which has an apple smell when crushed. It makes a delicious soothing tea, skin wash and shampoo. Chamomile will grow in any soil, ideally in full sun. It grows to the height of 50cm but can be trimmed.
Please note: This chamomile is not suitable for use as a lawn.
Sow seeds outdoors from April to May thinly, 12mm deep in drills 30cm apart. Thin seedlings if necessary, when large enough to handle, to 15cm apart. Keep ground weed free, water well during dry periods. Harvest 6-8 weeks after sowing, selecting a few leaves from each plant.