African Marigold Seeds - Crackerjack Mix

African Marigold Seeds - Crackerjack Mix

Size Price Savings Quantity
Packet $4.49
1 Ounce $11.59
1/4 Pound $28.39 39% Savings
1 Pound $60.89 67% Savings
5 Pounds $219.39 ($2.74/ounce) 76% Savings
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  • The tallest marigolds we offer, in classic colors
  • Annual; Strong colors on sturdy stems
  • Low maintenance and easy to grow
  • Late season bloomer; Prefers full sun exposure
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Life Cycle Annual
Planting Season Spring
Color Mixed
Growth Habit Clumping
Plant Height Up to 36 inches
Bloom Season Summer through Fall

Plant Characteristics Attracts Bees, Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Attracts Pollinators, Easy to Grow & Maintain, Edible, Fragrant
Use Container Garden, Cut Flower Garden
Growing Conditions Drought Tolerant, Heat Tolerant, Poor Soil Tolerant
Plant Resistance Deer, Rabbit

About African Marigold Seeds - Crackerjack Mix

Tagetes erecta

Seed Type Heirloom Seed

African Marigold Seeds - Crackerjack

A fun and fancy mix of all the bright colors we love from African Marigolds! Crackerjack Mix blooms are large and full, in a range of yellows and oranges. Native to South and Central America, Marigolds are a common cultural symbol in Mexico and are often included in Dia de los Muertos celebrations in the fall, when these blooms are at their peak!

Planting Information

Planting African Marigold Seeds - Crackerjack Mix

Planting Season Spring
Seed Prep Requires Light
Sowing Method Direct Sow, Start Indoors
Light Requirement Full Sun
Planting Depth 1/16 inch
Plant Spacing 12 inches
Plant Height Up to 36 inches
Water Needs Low
Hardiness Zones 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
View our Marigold Planting Guide to learn more.


Amount Avg Seed Count Recommended Coverage
Packet 135 Up to 80 Sq. Ft
1 Ounce 12,772 Up to 625 Sq. Ft
1/4 Pound 51,088 Up to 2,500 Sq. Ft
1 Pound 204,352 Up to 10,000 Sq. Ft
5 Pounds 1,021,760 Up to 1.25 Acres

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