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Marigold, African
(1/4 lb)

Good Companion for Veggies

Brand: Peaceful Valley    Item Number: SWF130

$7.99/1/4 Lb

In Stock! Ships from Northern CA.

$7.99/1/4 Lb

In Stock! Ships from Northern CA.

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Description

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
Bloom Season: Summer, Fall
Seeding Rate: Use 1/4 lb per 1,000 sq ft

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Features

  • Attracts Bees/Butterflies
  • Fragrant
  • Good Cut Flower
  • Good Fall Color
  • Nematocidal Effects Reported
  • Open-Pollinated
  • Useful in Dye Making

Characteristics

Sales Unit 1/4 Lb Seed Unit Sizes 1/4 lb
Bloom Season Summer, Fall Flower Color Orange, Yellow
Plant Usage Attracts Bees/Butterflies, Medicinal Plant Life Cycle Annual
Planting Time Spring USDA Zone 3 - 10
Sun Requirements Full Sun Growth Habit Upright
Sales Unit 1/4 Lb
Seed Unit Sizes 1/4 lb
Bloom Season Summer, Fall
Flower Color Orange, Yellow
Plant Usage Attracts Bees/Butterflies, Medicinal Plant
Life Cycle Annual
Planting Time Spring
USDA Zone 3 - 10
Sun Requirements Full Sun
Growth Habit Upright

Planting & Care

Loosen the top two inches of soil. Mix seed with 10 parts vermiculite. Broadcast this mix over the area to be planted. Compress soil and lightly cover with compost or straw.

Useful Information

Planting & Growing Guide

What You May Need

Shipping Information

Shipping Weight: 0.30 lbs. Dimensions: 5"L x 4"W x 1"H

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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