Marigold Seeds - Tagetes Patula Flower Seed Mix

French Marigold Seeds - Mix

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Flower Specifications

Approximate Seeds Per Pound: 163,440

Season: Annual

USDA Zones: 3 - 10

Height: 8 - 12 inches

Bloom Season: Summer through fall

Bloom Color: Mix

Environment: Full sun

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

Deer Resistant: Yes

Latin Name: Tagetes patula

Planting Directions

Temperature: 70 - 75F

Average Germ Time: 5 - 20 days

Light Required: Yes

Depth: Press seed into soil and lightly cover

Sowing Rate: 2 - 3 seeds per plant or 5 ounces per 1,000 square feet or 13 pounds per acre

Moisture: Keep seed moist until germination

Plant Spacing: 8 inches

Care & Maintenance: Marigold

Marigold Mix Flower Seed

French Marigold (Tagetes Patula Mix) - Enjoy sunny blooms all summer long by starting Marigold seeds in the early spring. This seed mix produces small, compact plants with flowers in shades of orange and yellow. These dwarf plants are perfect for edging the front of the sunny flower garden or for baskets and containers. Butterflies will visit the flowers again and again. Marigold plant care includes removing spent flowers to encourage extended bloom period and to keep plants compact. Also, the plants do best with full sun and regular watering, and they will continue flowering until the first hard freeze.

Sow Marigold seeds 6 - 8 weeks before last frost. Use good starter soil and gently press the flower seeds into the soil and lightly cover. When seedlings are big enough to handle and after acclimatizing the seedlings to outdoor conditions, transplant outdoors after frost danger has passed. The seeds may also be sown directly outdoors after last frost in prepared beds. Marigolds bloom from flower seed in 8 - 10 weeks.