How to grow chamomile in your garden and have an endless supply of this amazing herb! I think it is a beautiful flower that adds a touch of whimsy to your vegetable or herb garden. But chamomile is an awesome medicinal herb that can be use in infusions, tinctures and as part of salves that have wonderful health benefits.
If that wasn’t enough, chamomile is a great companion plant as well. Chamomile can actually help other plants and herbs to increase oil; making them smell more and taste better. It is a great companion to other herbs, beans, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cabbage, cauliflower, cucumbers, and kale.
HOW TO GROW CHAMOMILE – 2 VARIETIES
There are 2 types of chamomile: Roman and German chamomile. Roman chamomile (also often referred to as English chamomile) is the most common and “true” chamomile. Roman chamomile grows like a ground cover where German chamomile can grow up to 2 feet in height. Roman chamomile is a perennial where German chamomile is an annual. They are both used in nearly identical ways as herbs.