BODEGOLD GERMAN Chamomile Seeds
Matricaria chamomilla, syn. Matricaria recutita
'Bodegold' is an improved German Chamomile strain with high essential oil content (.9%), and high levels of the medicinal compounds bisabolol, and chamazulene. White blossoms with yellow centers are sweet and easy to pick. Scientific research indicates German Chamomile tea stimulates immune system's infection fighting cells. Tea also shows evidence of aiding digestion, soothing frayed nerves. A summer blooming annual, it grows to 2-feet tall. Packet is ¼ gram, about 1,200 seeds.
How to Plant GERMAN CHAMOMILE Seeds
Sow seed in cell packs or
flats, press into soil but do
not cover. Light aids germination, which occurs in 10-14 days. Can be direct sown
into prepared seed beds in
rows. Thin to groups of 3-4
plants, spaced 10-12 inches
Comments: Full sun, tolerates poor soil. Usually self-sows.