|COMMON NAME||French Marigold|
|BOTANICAL NAME||(Tagetes patula)|
|PLANTING SEASON||Spring or Fall|
|LIGHT REQUIREMENTS||Full Sun|
|BLOOM COLOR||Pink, Yellow, Orange, Red, Purple|
|BLOOM PERIOD||Spring, Summer|
|PLANT HEIGHT||36-48 Inches|
|COVERAGE||One Packet 200 Sq. Ft.|
|FEATURES||Attracts Pollinators, Easy to Grow|
When To Plant
Marigold seeds do best if planted directly outdoors in the Spring.
Where To Plant
Marigold only need soil that is ordinary and moist, but well drained. They also do well in full sun.
How To Plant
The seeds should not be planted deeply; they just need to be compressed into the soil, as they need light to germinate.
If planting in rows, then plant the seeds 12” apart.
How To Care For Marigold
These varieties of seeds generally germinate in about 21 days. You can thin the seedlings to 12” to 16” apart after they emerge.
Marigold should be watered regularly, but they can tolerate dry conditions. It is not necessary to fertilize them.
It generally takes about 60 to 90 days for Marigold to bloom after the seed is planted.
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