Characteristics: Annual 70 cm
Seeds per packet: 30
Sierra orange Marigold seeds grow quickly to produce stunning large orange Marigold flowers on tall stems.
This taller variety also known as an African marigold looks especially attractive in mass plantings.
Adaptable to most garden soils in an open sunny position.
Tropical: All Year Round
Temperate: Late Winter to Early Summer
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.