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FRENCH Marigold Court Jester

Tagetes patula

Stock: Available

$3.70

Family: Asteraceae

Characteristics: Annual 40-50 cm

Seeds per packet: 30

This old heirloom annual flower Court Jester marigold produces unusual stunning yellow and burgundy striped single blooms on long stems making then a real eye catcher. Makes a great cut flower.

Adaptable to most garden soils in an open sunny position.

Tropical: All Year Round
Temperate: Spring, Summer and Autumn
Cold: Spring and Summer

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