MARIGOLD YELLOW TREASURE SEED

MARIGOLD YELLOW TREASURE SEED

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MARIGOLD YELLOW TREASURE

Description
Yellow Treasure Marigold Seeds 5645 Avast mates, there will be pirates in your back yard for sure when you grow this variety! Uniform sized, lemon-yellow flowers are held on plants growing to 60 cm (24″) tall. Incredibly prolific!

How to Grow
300 seed/gram. These incredibly easy to grow annuals can be directly seeded in the garden in mid to late May. Sow 6 mm (1/4″) deep, watering as necessary until germination occurs in roughly 7 days. Thin or transplant the seedlings when they are 5-8 cm (2-3″) tall. For earlier blooms start seed indoors in a soil-less mix 6 weeks before planting out time. American & African types produce big, double blooms up to 15 cm (6″) across on tall, sturdy stemmed plants. French types are refined, compact plants with numerous, smaller blossoms. Marigolds are superb for edging, mass plantings and window boxes. The unusual scent of marigolds seem to repel insects and are often planted in vegetable gardens for this reason. We suggest removing spent flowers to help encourage continuous blooming.

BLOOMING SEASON BEGINS
Late Spring

LIFECYCLE
Annual

PROPAGATION
Start Indoors or Sow Direct in Spring

DAYS TO EMERGENCE
7 to 10

LIGHT
Full Sun

GROWTH HABIT
Bushy

HEIGHT
Medium (45 to 60 cm)(18 to 24")

FROST TOLERANCE
Killed by Frost

DEGREE OF DIFFICULTY
Easy

HERITAGE
Open Pollinated

FAMILY NAME
Asteraceae

LATIN
Tagetes erecta

SUGGESTED USES
Border, Massing in a sunny site