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Organic Calendula, Orange

Brand: Peaceful Valley    Item Number: SNV8424

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Description

Calendula - Orange - Calendula officinalis

Annual These orange flowers tolerate heat, and bloom from early summer through light frosts and light snow in autumn. Use as a coloring substitute for saffron in cooking, as an edible flower with a nutty flavor, or as an ingredient in skin creams.

Did You Know? Also known as Pot Marigold, although it is not related to the common marigold Tagetes spp.

Soil and Water: Grows best in well drained, loamy soil with a moderate amount of water.

Planting and Growing: Plant directly in garden soil, or start indoors and transplant.

Harvesting and Storage: Once flowers are open they can be harvested. Although petals dry quickly, the entire flower head will take at least a week in a drying oven.

Soil Temperature: 65-70°F
Planting Depth: 1/4"
Germination: 7-14 Days
Height At Maturity: 12"-24"
Days to Maturity: 40-50 Days
Sun/Shade: Full to Partial Sun
Spacing After Thinning: 10"-12"
Approx Seeds per Pack: 100 Seeds

Peaceful Valley Farm & Garden Supply brand vegetable seeds are guaranteed to germinate. Once the seeds have sprouted, please understand that Peaceful Valley cannot be held responsible for the many uncontrollable growing and climatic conditions that must be met to insure the success of your crop(s). Peaceful Valley brand vegetable seeds are all non-GMO and Certified Organic.
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Features

  • Attracts Bees/Butterflies
  • Cold Hardy, Down to 25 °F
  • Container Compatible
  • Does Not Require Support
  • Easily Established
  • Edible Flower
  • Fragrant
  • Good Cut Flower
  • Good for Drying
  • Heat Tolerant
  • Open-Pollinated
  • Requires Summer Water
  • Useful for Ornamental
  • Useful in Dye Making

Characteristics

Seed Unit Sizes Seed Pack Bloom Season Summer, Fall
Flower Color Orange Organic Status Certified Organic Product
Plant Usage Attracts Bees/Butterflies, Culinary Herb, Ornamental Germination Requirements Light
Life Cycle Annual Planting Time Spring
USDA Zone 3 - 9 Sun Requirements Full Sun/Part Sun
Growth Habit Low Growing
Seed Unit Sizes Seed Pack
Bloom Season Summer, Fall
Flower Color Orange
Organic Status Certified Organic Product
Plant Usage Attracts Bees/Butterflies, Culinary Herb, Ornamental
Germination Requirements Light
Life Cycle Annual
Planting Time Spring
USDA Zone 3 - 9
Sun Requirements Full Sun/Part Sun
Growth Habit Low Growing

Planting & Care

Soil and Water: Grows best in well drained, loamy soil with a moderate amount of water.

Planting and Growing: Plant directly in garden soil, or start indoors and transplant.

Harvesting and Storage: Once flowers are open they can be harvested. Although petals dry quickly, the entire flower head will take at least a week in a drying oven.

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Shipping Information

Shipping Weight: 0.01 lbs. Dimensions: 4.5"L x 3.25"W x 0.1"H

Guarantee

Peaceful Valley Farm & Garden Supply brand vegetable seeds are guaranteed to germinate. Once the seeds have sprouted, please understand that Peaceful Valley cannot be held responsible for the many uncontrollable growing and climatic conditions that must be met to insure the success of your crop(s).

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