Feverfew Growing Guide

Feverfew

Crop Rotation Group

Miscellaneous 

Soil

Will do OK in poor soil, prefers well drained loam

Position

Full sun to light shade

Frost tolerant

Hardy

Feeding

None generally needed.

Companions

Mint. Also grown with beds of other tea plants where insects are not wanted. Feverfew repels insects of all nature, so it is a good plant to grow near entryways.

Spacing

Single Plants: 25cm (9") each way (minimum)
Rows: 25cm (9") with 30cm (11") row gap (minimum)

Sow and Plant

Direct sow from early spring through to summer.
Our Garden Planner can produce a personalised calendar of when to sow, plant and harvest for your area.

Notes

Repels harmful insects, beetles and caterpillars. Flowers attract beneficial insects. Use trimmings as mulch and to confuse birds on newly seeded areas. Will self seed to point of weediness if allowed to.

Harvesting

Harvest leaves as and when needed, Cut back in spring.

Planting and Harvesting Calendar

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Pests which Affect Feverfew