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Roman chamomile Chamaemelum nobile

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Water Roman chamomileTenere asciutto
To use these plants year round we can proceed with harvesting, in the spring or in the summer. The plants should be washed and dried well, then dehydrated, or frozen, to use them during the year. Water sporadically, with 2-3 glasses of water , leaving the soil dry for a few days before watering again; when watering we suggest avoiding excesses, but to wet the substratum well. Let's act every 2-3 weeks .

Cultivation Roman chamomile
These plants grow covering the whole land at their disposal. The Roman chamomile is small in size and 40 cm in height; in the autumn it assumes a greenwhite colouring. These plants aren't evergreens, which means they lose their leaves some months during the year. The Roman chamomile have a one or two year development cycle.

Light Roman chamomilePosizione mezza ombra
Locate this plant in a partially shady place, where it can take in the solar rays during the coolest hours of the day. The leaves of aromatic plants are used in the kitchen; if necessary let’s remember to use only agricultural parasiticides, and let’s follow the lacking period indicated on the label: if we spray a plant we can ‘t use its leaves for alimentary use for the period of time indicated, when the chemical product is harmful.These plants don't like excessively harsh temperatures, with night-time minimum temperatures below 0°C. during the spring in general they are grown in a covered place, moving them outdoors, or uncovering them, when there isn't any danger of sudden temperature drops.

Water Roman chamomileTenere asciutto
Water sporadically, with 2-3 glasses of water , leaving the soil dry for a few days before watering again; when watering we suggest avoiding excesses, but to wet the substratum well. Let's act every 2-3 weeks . To use these plants year round we can proceed with harvesting, in the spring or in the summer. The plants should be washed and dried well, then dehydrated, or frozen, to use them during the year.

Pests Roman chamomile
Generally during this time of year we suggest a pre-emptive treatment with wide range insecticide and with a systemic fungicide, to prevent the attack from part of the aphids and the development of fungus diseases, often favoured by a mild and damp climate.

Mold Roman chamomile
These plants need a substratum with an optimum drainage.

Climate
peat
sand
Soil
Pumice
Bark
S. Organic
alpine
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2
1
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continental
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2
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1
mediterranean
2
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1

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Plant - Roman chamomile

The Roman chamomile also has a pleasing fragrance. The indications given in this article are related to a medium size plant.

This page concerns the weather mediterranean it is possible to choose another climate area alpine continental

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