Tansy Growing Guide
Crop Rotation Group
Well drained fertile soil
Full sun to light shade
None generally needed.
Single Plants: 45cm (1' 5") each way (minimum)
Rows: 40cm (1' 3") with 90cm (2' 11") 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.
Repels harmful insects. Yellow button flowers attract beneficial insects, especially ladybirds. Use trimmings as mulch and to confuse birds on newly seeded areas.
Harvest leaves as and when needed, Cut back in spring.
Planting and Harvesting Calendar
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