African Marigold (Tagetes Erecta Moonlight) 100 seeds (#1962)
Annual plant 35-50 cm high with large, full bright yellow flowers.
Blooms profusely and evenly from June to frost.
Perfect for rebates, borders, flowerbeds and boxes. It succeeds in any garden soil.
Approximately 100 seeds in 1g packet.
Genus - Tagetes
Species - Erecta
Variety - Moonlight
Common name - African Marigold
Pre-Treatment - Not-required
Hardiness zones - 4 - 9
Height - 0,35 - 0,50 m
Spread - 0,30 m
Plant type - Annual Flower
Exposure - Full Sun
Growth rate - Fast
Soil PH - Acidic, Neutral, Alkaline
Soil type - Medium rich, poor, well drained
Water requirements - Drought tolerant, average water
Landscape uses - Bedding Plant, Container, Cutflower, Edging, Mixed Border
Bloom season - June - October
Leaf / Flower color - Dark Green / Bright Yellow
Sow in trays, pots, etc of good seed compost in a propagator or warm place to maintain an optimum temperature of +18-+22C.
Sow 3mm deep.
Sowing Time inside: March-April, outside - May.
Germination usually takes 7-21 days.
Transplant seedlings when large enough to handle.
Harden off and plant out when all risk of frost has passed 30cm apart in full sun or part shade.