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Marigold 'Sunspot Mixed'

Tagetes erecta, African Marigold

Half-hardy Annual

All the quality of an F1 Hybrid marigold packed into an open pollinated variety. That means real value for money! Dwarf, compact plants have good sized flower heads of orange, light yellow and gold and begin blooming much earlier than other varieties of this kind.

Culinary note: The citrus tasting flowers have many uses, try them in salads, sandwiches or seafood dishes too. For more details about edible flowers click here.

Ideal For:
patio
Flowering Period:
June, July, August, September, October
Sowing Months:
February, March, April
Position:
full sun
    • 1 packet (100 marigold seeds)

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    • Despatch: Despatch within 24 hours
    • £2.99
Sow from February to April indoors at 21-24C (70-75F) in good seed compost. Just cover the seed with compost and keep the soil damp but not wet. Germination usually takes 5-14 days.They can also be sown outdoors where they are to flower during May once the soil has warmed. Keep moist until after germination and thin out to 20-25cm (8-10in) apart.

When seedlings are large enough to handle, transplant and grow in cooler conditions. Gradually acclimatise to outdoor conditions for 10-15 days before planting out after all risk of frost, 20-25cm (8-lOin) apart in a sunny spot.

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