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Marigold, African Crackerjack

$ 2.50

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Check out Mary's Comprehensive Planting Guide for detailed planting info.

Storing seeds prior to use: seeds should be stored in a cool, dry place away from direct sunlight for optimal germination.

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Tagetes erecta

Large flowers in shades of yellow to orange add color to borders and flower gardens. The flower's strong aroma deters many garden pests.

This marigold has nematocidal qualities when dug into the soil. Has been used medicinally for centuries.  Great Companion Plant!  Attracts bees and butterflies

Grows Up to 36 inches tall


Contains 100 seeds

For indoor seed starting:

Sow Marigold seeds 6 - 8 weeks before last frost. Use good starter soil and gently press the flower seeds into the soil and lightly cover. When Marigold seedlings are big enough to handle and after acclimatizing the seedlings to outdoor conditions, transplant outdoors after frost danger has passed.

French Marigold seeds may also be sown directly outdoors after last frost in prepared beds. Marigolds bloom from flower seed in 8 - 10 weeks.

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Mary's Heirloom Seeds

Marigold, African Crackerjack

$ 2.50

Tagetes erecta

Large flowers in shades of yellow to orange add color to borders and flower gardens. The flower's strong aroma deters many garden pests.

This marigold has nematocidal qualities when dug into the soil. Has been used medicinally for centuries.  Great Companion Plant!  Attracts bees and butterflies

Grows Up to 36 inches tall


Contains 100 seeds

For indoor seed starting:

Sow Marigold seeds 6 - 8 weeks before last frost. Use good starter soil and gently press the flower seeds into the soil and lightly cover. When Marigold seedlings are big enough to handle and after acclimatizing the seedlings to outdoor conditions, transplant outdoors after frost danger has passed.

French Marigold seeds may also be sown directly outdoors after last frost in prepared beds. Marigolds bloom from flower seed in 8 - 10 weeks.

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