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Marigold, African (1/4 lb) - SWF130

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African Marigold - Crackerjack Mix - Tagetes erecta

Annual Open Pollinated. Large flowers in shades of yellow to orange add color to borders and flower gardens. The flower's strong aroma deters many garden pests. This marigold has nematocidal qualities when dug into the soil. This tall, colorful plant is traditionally used in the Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) celebrations. Has been used medicinally for centuries. 1/4 lb covers approximately 1000 sq ft if broadcast. Thin to 12 apart. Deadhead spent flowers to prolong bloom season.

Flowers: Good cut flower. Blooms summer to fall
Attracts: Attracts bees and butterflies
Soil: Requires well-draining, moderately fertile soil
Native: Mexico

USDA Zone: 3-10
Plant In: Spring
Planting Depth: 1/4"
Days to Germinate: 3-7 Days
Height At Maturity: 2'-3'
Sun/Shade Requirements: Full Sun
Water Needs: Moderate Water

Annual for Garden and Naturalizing Tagetes erecta 'Cracker Jack Mix' Height: 24-36 Bloom Season: Summer/Fall Seeding Rate: Use 1/4 Lb/1000 sq ft

Customer Reviews

Amazing

We put these around our garden and were amazed at how big the blooms were and how tall. Our chickens tend to stay away from the blooms 3 feet off the ground so I can actually plant some flowers. Awesome product. Ill be using these for as long as they are available

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