German Chamomile Art Pack

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  • Art Pack by Sarah Snow.
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  • Awesome intern Emily harvesting.

Organic German Chamomile Seeds

Matricaria recuita
Little Apples to Calm the Nerves
Art Pack, 200 seeds
Product ID# FL0116A , Certified Organic by NOFA-NY LLC
$3.95

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Quick Facts
Days to Maturity 75
Planting Depth ⅛"
Spacing in Row 8"
Spacing Between Rows 10"
Detailed Product Info

Our era is twitchy: no matter where we go, no matter when, our senses are hammered by ringtones, vibrations, alarms, and sirens--whirls of images and video clips and ads. The resulting society-wide anxiety is the affliction of our time. While you could choose from dozens of corporate pharmaceuticals to calm your frazzled nerves, you could also try some little apples. This is the name given by the ancient Greeks to the spherical, golden, highly aromatic centers of chamomile blossoms.The ancients realized these morsels had healing properties and used them to treat fever, improve mood, and induce relaxation, in addition to using them in beer-making. In your own garden, you can experience these qualities simply by walking through a patch of chamomile in full bloom: its aroma is both heady and soothing, and its profusion of tiny blooms is truly beautiful.

Growing Instructions

Sow outdoors as soon as the soil can be worked. Plants grow quickly and reach 2' high. Harvest the flower heads before they fade. Dry by hanging in a dry place; store the dry flowers to enjoy a calming tea year round. You can also make tea from the fresh flowers. Self sows.

About the Art and Artist
Sarah Snow is an artist and green packaging designer. Three years ago she created the folding flower shape of our Art Packs.

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