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MARIGOLD Bolero Mix - TAGETES patula

French Marigold

SKU: F 360
Stock: In Stock

Family: Asteraceae
Characteristics: Flowering annual 30-40cm

Seed per packet: Approx. 100
Seed per gram: Approx. 300

Size:
$4.25 AUD Excl. GST

Bolero forms golden orange blooms with rusty red irregular markings. An outstanding performer in the garden, these small, bushy plants are highly aromatic.
Semi-double flowers with flat, wavy-edged petals. The petals are mainly a golden orange but have maroon or rusty red streaks.

Planting marigolds between tomatoes helps protect tomato plants from harmful nematodes in the soil.

French Marigolds are versatile and are just as happy growing in the garden as in pots or containers.
A must for every garden, adding colour and interest.
Deadheading spent blooms can help extend the flowering period.

The essential oil from Tagetes patula is used in perfumery.

Tagetes patula is native to the highlands of central Mexico despite being often referred to as French marigold.

The optimal time to plant marigolds in Australia is spring or early summer. This will allow ample time for the plants to establish their roots before the scorching summer sun arrives.
As marigolds are not frost-resistant, it is crucial to wait until the risk of frost has passed before planting them outdoors.

Tropical: Autumn, Winter and Spring
Temperate: Spring, Summer, and Autumn
Cold: Spring and Summer

  • Sow 5-6mm deep directly in the growing position
  • If sowing in trays or containers, transplant when large enough to handle.
  • For mass planting, scatter the seed and rake over just enough to cover the seed. 

Germination: 7-10 days at 24-28°C

*Please note:

  • Please do not be too hasty to discard seeds that do not germinate; seeds will often lay dormant until the conditions are similar to their natural germination requirements.
  • As with all seeds, they must have adequate water to keep them moist but not too wet.
  • These growth notes are provided as guidance only and do not guarantee successful germination.

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