Crackerjack

Tagetes erecta

Tall fern-like leaves produce cheery yellow heavily ruffled flowers. 2-3' plants with 4" diameter blooms. Summer to fall blooming. Pungent aroma repels harmful insects. Direct seed or transplant after danger of frost has passed. Full sun. Annual.

SizePrice QtyPurchase
1/2 grams - Packet $ 2.50
1/8 oz $ 5.65
1/4 oz $ 8.45
0.38 oz $ 10.75
1/2 oz $ 12.70
Average Seed / oz Seed / 100' Row Average Yield / 100' Row Days to Harvest
8500 n/a n/a 75-90
Planting Season Ideal Soil Temp Sun Frost Tolerance
After Last Frost 70-80°F Full Sun Frost Sensitive
Sowing Method Seed Depth Direct Seed Spacing Seeds Per Packet
Direct Seed 1/4" 3-6" 140
Mature Spacing Days to Sprout Production Cycle Seed Viability
12-18" 5-10 Annual 2-3 years