ANTHEMIS tinctoria

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ANTHEMIS tinctoria

Dyer's Chamomile
(COTA)
Select Item No. AA522

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One Portion is usually sufficient for approx. 50 plants.
Please switch to gram for larger quantities.



Plant Description

Life Cycle: Perennial
Family: Asteraceae
Origin: Europe, Caucasus, Iran: rocky steppes, dry grasslands, waste areas.
Special Features: ANTHEMIS tinctoria has an aromatic leaf and flower scent. An undemanding perennial for borders or natural ornamental gardening. Deadheading after flowering increases the lifespan.
Historical: The blossoms were used as a colorant.
 
Basic Colour: (yellow / gold)
Flower Colour: golden
Natural Flowering Period: July - September
 
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z3 - Z7
Foliage: serrate, bipinnatifid, soft, sericeous beneath
Height with Flowers: 50 cm
Spacing between Plants: 40 cm
Soil Requirements: dry / well-drained / poor, lean
Location:
Characteristics: tea herb / culinary herb
Usage: honey-bee food plant / suitable for cutting
Grams per 1000 seeds: 0.43478 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
2300
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
1 Gram
Plug tray recommended size(s): 72
Sowing Direction:

(15) Rapidly germinating, keep seed in constant moisture (not wet) with temperatures of about +20°C [68°F]. Seeds must be covered thinly. Do not cover very small seeds, but tightly press into the earth. Keep in cooler conditions after germination occurs.

Cutting back at Transplanting: Cut-back once to keep more compact.
Container Size(s): 1 plug per 8/9 cm (3 1/2")
Fertilizer: Light (100-150 ppm)
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