Marigold Seeds - Aztec


Tagetes erecta

This variety is native to Mexico hence it often being called Mexican Marigold. These are branching, upright plants that can grow 18" to 36" tall. They produce large blossoms up to 5" across that can be single or double petaled in shades of orange and yellow. The petals are edible. Pollinators including native solitary bees and Monarch butterflies love to feed on these flowers! Summer to fall blooming. Full sun. Annual. Packet weight 0.5 grams

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Seeds per Packet
Packet weight
Seeds per 1/8 oz 
Seeds / oz
1400.5 gram 
Planting SeasonIdeal Soil TempSunFrost Tolerance
After Last Frost70-80°FFull SunFrost Sensitive
Sowing MethodSeed DepthDirect Seed SpacingDays to Harvest
Direct Seed1/4"6-8"60-120
Mature SpacingDays to SproutProduction CycleSeed Viability
18-24"5-10Annual2-3 years