This heirloom variety has fine cut leaves and delicate white flowers. This extremely hardy plant grows between two and three feet tall. Most popular when used as an herb tea that has the fragrance of fresh apples. The tea also makes an excellent plant spray. When planting, do not cover the seed as it needs light to germinate. The plants make a stunning border and is most lovely when seeded closely together. Try adding a bit of peppermint to dried chamomile for a delicious refreshing tea. This herb will reseed itself if weather conditions permit; let some flowers go to seed. (Annual)
packet size: 1/2 gram or approximately 5,000 seeds (Annual)
One of the rare seeds that needs light for germination. In early spring or fall, broadcast the seeds, pack the soil lightly and keep moist. Plants are extremely hardy so no winter cover is needed. They may be started indoors and transplanted outside when large enough to handle. TUCSON PLANTING INFORMATION: Plant seeds in spring, March 1-April 30.