Welcome to the complete guide to growing Yarrow in Perth. In this detailed article, we will go step by step through everything you need to do to grow Yarrow in your garden or verandah.
Herbs smell great and create wonderful happy sensations when we garden with them. Not only is growing herbs easy, there are many health benefits of herbs, such as preventing illnesses, easing pain and just their amazing tastes!
Best time to grow Yarrow in Perth
The best time to grow this great herb in Perth, is between Sep-Nov.
If you are considering growing it elsewhere, you better check local weather and seasonal conditions.
Will Yarrow grow in a pot?
Yes, it will grow perfectly in a pot in the right position. You can try using one pot per plant, or even get yourself a large pot and plant a few varieties of herbs.
How much sun is best?
Yarrow thrives when it is positioned in a spot that gets Full sun.
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 Yarrow
If you are growing Yarrow in Perth, you’ll find that it prefers a well drained 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?
Yarrow needs Water during drought. 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 Yarrow?
You can harvest Yarrow at its prime, which is around Anytime of the year.
What to propagate
You can plant Yarrow from Seeds, and place each plant around 10-20 centimetres apart.
Frequency in growing Yarrow
Yarrow is a Perennial herb.
Did you know?
Here are two interesting herb facts that you may not be aware of.
Fact 1: Many gardeners use herbs for natural pest control.
Fact 2: Oils from herbs are used to produce soaps, perfumes, cosmetics, toiletries and lotions.
These make growing Yarrow in your own Perth yard even more special, in my opinion.
Enjoy growing Yarrow in Perth
I hope you enjoy growing Yarrow in your garden or verandah.
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 found this guide useful – now get in the garden!