Chamomile, first harvest

Harvest and Store
March 12, 2009


The chamomile is selfseeding, and every years it grows spontaneus in my pots.
Today I harvested the first flowers.

Chamomile flower

The harvest will continue for a couple of months, and after that the plant will die.

Chamomile in the pots produces few flowers. Every year the harvest it's enough for two or three cups of warm chamomile tea, but it's so good it's worth every effort.
Besides, small flowers are gorgeus.



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Comments

Author: Shannon (URL)
20/07/2009

fantastic blog, I hope to grow some herbs on my new terrace starting next fall! I wanted to ask, how long do you think chamomile will store? two or three cups will barely get me through the autumn :(


Author: Graziana
21/07/2009

Thank you Shannon, you can store dried chamomile flowers in a jar, all winter long. Try to grow it in large pots if you have enough space, you will harvest more flowers than me!


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