Welcome to the complete guide to growing Feverfew in Perth. In this post, I will take you through what you need to know to grow Feverfew in your own space.
Herbs are such a delight to grow, and it is actually very easy to do. They smell great in your backyard or balcony, and they can help ease pain, prevent illnesses and more. Amazing!
Best time to grow Feverfew in Perth
The best time to grow this fantastic herb in Perth, is between Mar-Nov.
If you are considering growing it elsewhere, you better check local weather and seasonal conditions.
Will Feverfew grow in a pot?
Yes, it will grow well in a pot. You can use one pot for a plant, or get a large pot and plant a few varieties if there’s room.
How much sun is best?
Feverfew thrives when it is positioned in a spot that gets Full sun to light shade.
If you find that the leaves start to brown, try moving it in shade, or via versa. Each area can have its own peculiar conditions.
Best soil to grow Feverfew
If you are growing Feverfew in Perth, you’ll find that it prefers a good drainage and will be very happy with it.
You can find potting mix that will do that just fine, or add some to your garden bed before planting.
How often should I water?
Feverfew needs Water well. There are self watering pots available if you plan to grow it in a pot, or you can just get in a regular habit of checking the soil each day or two.
When can I harvest Feverfew?
You can harvest Feverfew at its prime, which is around at maturity.
What to propagate
You can plant Feverfew from Seeds, and place each plant around 10-20 centimetres apart.
Frequency in growing Feverfew
Feverfew is a Short lived perennial herb.
Did you know?
Here are two interesting herb facts that you may not be aware of.
Fact 1: Egyptian schools of herbalists have existed since 3000 BC.
Fact 2: You can distinguish between spices and herbs by what section of the plant they come from. Herbs come from the green leafy parts of plants.
These make growing Feverfew in your own Perth yard even more special, in my opinion.
Enjoy growing Feverfew in Perth
I hope you enjoy growing Feverfew in your own space.
It really is a wonderful herb to grow here in Western Australia, and you will also enjoy that it saves you money from buying dried versions or fresh (expensive) cuttings from the shops.
I trust you enjoyed this guide, and are now motivated to grow your own.