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Marigold, African (1/4 lb)

Marigold, African (1/4 lb)

Good Companion for Veggies

African Marigold - Crackerjack Mix - Tagetes erecta

Annual Open Pollinated. Large flowers in shades of yellow to orange add color to borders and flower gardens. 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
Approx. Seeds Per Pack: 34,020

Quantity Discounts for Marigold, African (1/4 lb)
Buy 10 for $9.89 each
Buy 25 for $9.34 each
Buy 50 for $8.79 each
$32.99
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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. 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
Approx. Seeds Per Pack: 34,020

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Shipping Information

Ships from Northern CA.

Shipping Weight: 0.3 lb

Dimensions: 5.0"L x 4.0"W x 1.0"H

Features

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

Characteristics

USDA Growing Zone: 3 - 10
Bloom Season : Fall
Bloom Season : Summer
Flower Color : Orange
Flower Color : Yellow
Growth Habit : Upright
Life Cycle : Annual
Plant Usage : Attracts Bees/Butterflies
Plant Usage : Medicinal Plant
Planting Time : Spring
Seed Unit Sizes : Bulk
Sun Requirements : Full Sun

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.

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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 ensure the success of your crop(s).

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