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Marigold, African (pack) - SWF131

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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. Pack covers approx. 10 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 Garden and Naturalizing Tagetes erecta 'Cracker Jack Mix' Height: 24-36 Bloom Season: Summer/Fall Seeding Rate: Use 125 seeds/sq ft (~850 seeds/pack)

  • Item Model Number: SWF131
  • Shipping Dimensions: 4.5 x 3.25 x 0.1 inches.
  • Shipping Weight: 0.01 pounds.

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