African Marigold (Tagetes Erecta nana Calando) 100 seeds (#2277)
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A dwarf variety of erect marigold, the plants of which grow to a height of 30 cm. It is distinguished by large, full inflorescences 5-6 cm in diameter, yellow in color. It blooms from mid-June to late autumn.
Irreplaceable in planting low rebates, borders and flower beds, pots.
For best growth, marigolds require full sun and well drained, average soil. Regular deadheading will help plants look and flower their best.
Approximately 100 seeds in 0.4g packet.
Genus - Tagetes
Species - Erecta nana
Variety - Calando
Common name - African Marigold
Pre-Treatment - Not-required
Hardiness zones - 4 - 9
Height - 0,30 m
Spread - 0,40 m
Plant type - Annual
Exposure - Full Sun
Growth rate - Fast
Soil PH - Acidic, Neutral, Alkaline
Soil type - Medium rich, poor, well drained
Water requirements - Drought tolerant, average water
Landscape uses - Bedding Plant, Container, Edging, Mixed Border
Bloom season - June - October
Leaf / Flower color - Dark Green / Lemon - Yellow
Sow in trays, pots, etc of good seed compost in a propagator or warm place to maintain an optimum temperature of +20-25C.
Sow 3 mm deep.
Sowing Time inside: March-April, outside - May.
Germination usually takes 7-21 days.
Transplant seedlings when large enough to handle.
Harden off and plant out when all risk of frost has passed 30cm apart in full sun or part shade.
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