Marigold Crackerjack Seeds

$3.25

Tagetes erecta
Aztec Marigold to 3′ tall
Mix of bright orange, bright yellow, light yellow & lime green
Excellent cut flower. Deer & rabbit resistant. High in LuteinĀ 
Organically Grown Annual Flower Seed for full sun, Canada

50 seeds/pkt

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Tagetes erectaTagetes Erecta‘Crackerjack’
African Marigold, Aztec Marigold

 

Type: Annual 80-90 days to bloom
Bloom: Summer to fall
Flower: Big ball-shaped fully double blooms to five inches across in a mix of Bright Orange, Bright Yellow, Light Yellow & Lime Green
Height: 24-36″ tall
Light: Full sun
Soil: Average well draining, sandy, loamy
P.H.: 6.1-6.5
Moisture: Dry
Use: Excellent for cut flower, back border, containers, fall color, mass planting, meadow. Position where you want to make a statement
Notes: Rich in lutein. Great for enhancing color of your chickens eggs. Unusual scent repels insects and is often found planted in vegetable gardens. Killed by frost
Zone: 3-9
Native to Mexico

Tagetes erecta Seed Propagation
Indoors: Sow March 1/8″ deep. Maintain 64F soil temperature. Prick to boxes. Harden off in cold frame until plant out May
Outdoors: Direct sow mid to late May in sunny position 1/4″ deep. Keep moist. Germination 7 days. Thin or transplant when 2-3″ tall

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So tall & proud. These Cracerjack Marigolds make a bold statement with terrific splashes of color no matter where they live in a full sun position

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