Tansy Growing Guide

Tansy

Crop Rotation Group

Miscellaneous 

Soil

Well drained fertile soil

Position

Full sun to light shade

Frost tolerant

Hardy

Feeding

None generally needed.

Companions

Cabbage.

Spacing

Single Plants: 15cm (5") each way (minimum)
Rows: 15cm (5") with 15cm (5") row gap (minimum)

Sow and Plant

Start with a purchased plant. It will spread if not cut back. If allowed to it will self seed.
Our Garden Planner can produce a personalised calendar of when to sow, plant and harvest for your area.

Notes

Repels harmful insects. Yellow button flowers attract beneficial insects, especially ladybirds. Use trimmings as mulch and to confuse birds on newly seeded areas.

Harvesting

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

Planting and Harvesting Calendar

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