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Matricaria recutitia
Synonyms: Chamomillia recutitia; M. chamomillia

Common Name(s): German chamomile
Family: Asteraceae
Growth Habit: Annual
Growing Days: 60 to 70 (days)
Abs.Max=86° (F)    Opt.Max=75° (F)
Opt.Min=64° (F)    Abs.Min=43° (F)
Precipitation: 28 to 39 (in.)
Winter Minimum:
Soil pH: 6.5 to 8
Soil Texture/Type: Clay soils
Soil Drainage: Well
Photoperiod Response:
Light Intensity: Full sun

Crop not found in disease search.
Material - essent oils, Food - bev base, Additive - flavoring, Weed - possible seed contam.


Geographical Origin:
Asia Temp, Europe, Widely naturalized
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