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Marigold Seeds - Lemon Gem

$2.95

Expected to be back in stock by early April

Tagetes tenuifolia

Charming little 1" five petaled flowers dot low growing brushy plants. Excellent for borders or containers as well as bite-sized edible flowers. Plants grow 8-10" high. Direct seed in full sun after danger of frost. Annual.

Planting Information

 

Average Seed / ozSeed / 100' RowAverage Yield / 100' RowDays to Harvest
8500n/an/a75-90
Planting SeasonIdeal Soil TempSunFrost Tolerance
After Last Frost70-80°FFull SunFrost Sensitive
Sowing MethodSeed DepthDirect Seed SpacingSeeds Per Packet
Direct Seed1/4"3-6"830
Mature SpacingDays to SproutProduction CycleSeed Viability
8-10"5-10Annual2-3 years

Growing Information

Site Selection

 

Marigolds are frost sensitive annuals that prefer full sun and tolerate a wide variety of soils, including nutrient poor soils.

 

Cultivation

 

Direct sow outdoors in spring once the danger of frost has passed. Seed can also be started indoors 4-5 weeks before the last frost and transplanted outdoors after the last frost date. Sow seeds 1/2" deep and 3-4" apart. Seeds will sprout in 15-20 days. Thin seedlings so that mature plants are 18-24" apart.