Matricaria recutita growing herbaceous of the genus Matricaria also known as German chamomile, Matricaria recutita annual plant also used as ornamental fragrant plant and also used as medical plant, grow in mediterranean, subtropical or temperate climate and growing in hardiness zone 4-10.

Leaves edible the shape narrow 0.2mm wide 1-2 cm long that grow in pinnate structure, the stem is also can be used for beverage.

Matricaria recutita flower

Flower edible the color white the inner part is yellow.

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How to grow Matricaria recutita growing and care:

Heavy soil

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seedling / Seed

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?

Difficulties or problems when growing:
Can be invasive

Planting season:
Spring, autumn in hardiness 10b

Pests and diseases:

Pruning season:
All season

How to prune:
Dead flower head

Size of the plant?
10-50 cm, 4-20 inches

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing

Water requirement:
Small amount of water / Average amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade

Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Blooming information

Bloom season:
Spring / Summer /rarely in the autumn

General information about the flower:
Flower edible the color white the inner part is yellow

Pollination is done by:
Bees and attract pollinators

Uses of Matricaria recutita flowers:

Edible leaves

Leaves harvesting season:
Spring / Summer / Autumn

How to harvest the leaves?
After the plant established, can be cut with the stems

Information about leaves:
Narrow leaf 0.2mm wide 1-2 cm long that grow in pinnate structure

Uses of Matricaria recutita leaves:
Beverage, medical

Scientific name:

Matricaria recutita

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