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Calendula seed - Pacific Beauty : Double-flowering large blooms.
Calendula seed - Pacific Beauty : Double-flowering large blooms.
Calendula seed - Pacific Beauty : Double-flowering large blooms.
Calendula seed - Pacific Beauty : Double-flowering large blooms.

Calendula - Pacific Beauty

Calendula officinalis

Large, double flowering blooms of yellow, orange, apricot with long stems that allow for easy flower cutting. Beautiful, delicious edible flower on 12-24" plants. Easy-to-grow by direct seed after danger of frost has passed. Summer - fall blooming. Full sun. Annual. Approx. seed per packet = 50.

Regular price $2.95 Sale

Average Seed / oz Seed / 100' Row Average Yield / 100' Row Days to Harvest
4000 n/a n/a 80-95
Planting Season Ideal Soil Temp Sun Frost Tolerance
After Last Frost 65-85°F Full Sun Lightly Tolerant
Sowing Method Seed Depth Direct Seed Spacing Seeds Per Packet
Direct Seed 1/8" 4-6" 65
Mature Spacing Days to Sprout Production Cycle Seed Viability
12-16" 8-14 Annual 5-6 years

Site Selection

Calendula is a frost sensitive annual that prefers full sun and well-drained soil.

Cultivation

Direct sow seeds outdoors once the danger of frost has passed. Optimal soil temperatures for germination are 65-85°F. Sow seeds 1/8" deep and 4-6" apart. Seeds will germinate in 8-14 days. Thin seedlings so mature plants are 12-16" apart. Seeds can also be started indoors and transplanted outside once the danger of frost has passed. Plants will readily self-seed.

Harvest

Calendula flowers are used medicinally and as food coloring. Harvest flowers when they are fully open. For season long blooms, continually remove spent flowers.