Organic Chamomile Herb Seeds (250mg)Product Number: CHAMOMILE
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Organic Chamomile Herb (250mg) Description:
Chamomile is a wonderful herb to grow at home. It can be used to make mild teas and contributes to the overall health of your garden. Organic Chamomile seeds from Patriot Seeds are open-pollinated, so you can grow, harvest, and replant Chamomile for years to come. Plus, our seeds can be stored for 5+ years, so you can plan ahead. Chamomile is a hardy herb, friendly to most growing regions. When you're ready to declare your food independence, buy Patriot Seeds.
Organic Herb: Chamomile Planting Instructions:
Chamomile has a 60 day grow time and prefers full sun. Start your Chamomile plants 6 to 8 weeks before the last frost by planting 1/2 inch deep and 18" apart. Make sure the plants get plenty of light, either natural or provided by a fluorescent light for 16 hours per day. After 2 to 3 weeks, seedlings should emerge. Harden the seedlings before transplanting by moving them to a sheltered place outside for a week. Once fully transplanted, ensure that weeds are kept under control and that the plants receive about 1" of water per week. The soil should be moist, but not saturated.
Organic Herb: Chamomile Harvesting Instructions:
When the Chamomile flower petals arch backward, they are ready for harvest. Remove the leaves and stems from the harvested flowers and spread the flower on a window screen or cheesecloth in the shade. Once thoroughly dry, store the flowers in a tightly sealed glass jar in a dry, dark location such as a cupboard.
Did You Know This About Chamomile?
You may know of Chamomile's reputation for helping with human health, thanks to its use in alternative medicine and stress-busting teas. Helpful Chamomile is also known as the plant's physician because it can help other plants stay healthy, too.
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