Basics

Ease of Growing
Easy
Grown as
Annual
Days to Maturity
60-90 (Spring/Summer)
Growing Habit
-
Hardiness
Tender

Annual that dies off in the winter and reseeds for the following year.

Crops
Spring Transplant, Summer
Growing Season
Short, Long
Cultivar Type
-
Growing Conditions
Cool, Warm

This plant prefers fairly cool growing conditions (low 45˚ F and a high of 80˚ F), well drained soil and full sun.

Outdoor Growing Temp
45°F - 80°F
Min Outdoor Soil Temp
55°F

Plant outdoors once soil reaches 55˚ F.

Start Indoors
Yes
Start Outdoors
Yes
Light
Sun: min. 6 hours daily ()

Chamomile prefers full sun, but will tolerate some shade.

Water
Low

Chamomile can survive without additional watering in cooler weather but will need additional water during prolonged periods of hot and dry weather. The plant will also benefit from additional watering when it starts to bloom. Be sure not to overwater it.

Feeder
Moderate

Soil should be moderately fertile.

Suitability
Tolerates light frost
Small Gardens?
Yes
Containers?
Yes

Chamomile will grow well in containers that are at least 12" deep. Use well draining soil (add sand to increase drainage if necessary). 

Attracts beneficial insects?
Yes
Color
White and yellow
Fruit Size
-"
Plant Height
24.0-30.0"
Plant Diameter
9.0-12.0"
Hardiness Zone
4-9
Disease Resistance
-
Taste Profile

Pine-apple-scented