Marigold Seeds - Crackerjack Mix
(Tagetes erecta) Annual. 60 days to maturity.
The Crackerjack Marigold Mix is an African type of marigold that features double blooms of bright yellow, gold and orange blooms. Plants are tall, sturdy, bright, and bring colour into Fall.
Growth Habit: Upright growth to 3 feet, sturdy stems, large leaves, 4” flowers.
Sun Requirements: Full sun
Soil Preference: Average, well-drained soil.
When to Plant: Direct seed 2 weeks after last frost date OR start indoors 6-8 weeks before last frost date.
How to Plant:
Direct sow: Sow seeds 2 weeks after last frost date ¼” deep. Seeds should germinate in 7-9 days. Thin young plants to 1 foot apart.
Transplant: Sow seeds indoors 6-8 weeks before last frost date. Seeds should germinate in 7-9 days. Harden off seedlings before transplanting 2 weeks after the last frost date. Space plants 1 foot apart.
When to Harvest: Harvest blooms from Summer into Fall. Tolerates frost.
How to Harvest: Cut stems when flowers are half open for fresh, fully open for drying.
Uses: Excellent cut flowers. Attracts pollinators. All marigold petals are edible and can be used fresh or dried in tea, bath products, and desserts or as beautiful, sweet garnishes.
Each seed packet contains approximately 200 untreated Crackerjack Marigold flower seeds.
This is a great all around open pollinated flower variety, adaptable to any home flower garden.
You will be 100% satisfied with the quality of our Crackerjack Marigold Flower Seeds.
Available direct from Incredible Seeds, a Canadian Heirloom and Heritage Seed Company, offering only the best natural, non-GMO, open pollinated and untreated seeds, located in Nova Scotia, Canada.