African Marigold Tall F1Orange - 15 seeds (Tagetes erecta)

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This taller variety, known as an African Marigold or Aztec Marigold, looks especially attractive in mass plantings. Sow flower seeds to have these large, showy, never fading orange blooms. They will brighten up any garden or flower bed! The flowers are reliable and popular for children or novice gardeners to grow. 

Marigold Orange F1, has a rich source of natural antioxidant-Lutein. A natural pigment, xanthophylls offer an alternative to synthetic dyes as a food colorant, due to its non-toxicity.

The plants will perform well in poor soil as long as there is good moisture. African Marigold care involves deadheading spent blooms to promote new flowers. They have a very long bloom season from late spring through autumn in most regions. They burst with color all season long!

SOWING

Season: Annual

Height: 90cm (36 inches)

Bloom Season: Spring through autumn

Bloom Color: Orange

Environment: Full sun

Soil Type: Moist, well-drained, pH 5.6 - 6.5

Latin Name: Tagetes erecta

Germ temperature: 21 - 23 C ( 70 - 75F)

Average Germ Time: 5 - 20 days

Light Required: Yes

Depth: Press seed into the soil and lightly cover

Moisture: Keep seed moist until germination plant Spacing: 90 cm (36 inches)


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Data sheet

Color
Green
Orange
Height
Up to 90cm (35in)
Moisture
Medium
Ideal for
Bee & Butterfly garden
Cottage garden
Sunlight
Full sun