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AFRICAN Marigold Crackerjack

Stock: 278 Available

Tagetes erecta

Family: Asteraceae

Characteristics: Annual 60 cm

Seeds per packet: 50

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Big bold double flowers in orange, gold and lemon borne well above the foliage. A very early and free flowering variety.

Adaptable to most garden soils in an open sunny position.

Tropical: All Year Round
Temperate: Late Winter to Early Summer
Cold: Spring

Sow: Sow 5-6mm deep.
For best results sow in trays of a quality seed raising mix and transplant when when 6cm tall.
Germination: 10-14 days
Plant space: 30cm
Flowering: 12-14 weeks

Remove spent flowers to encourage dense growth and new flowers.
Feed with a soluble fertiliser every two weeks for stronger plants.


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