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African Marigold Seeds - Hawaii Tagetes erecta

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Packet $3.95
1 Ounce $11.95
1/4 Pound $28.95 39% Notify Me
1 Pound $64.95 66% Notify Me
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  • Annual; Bold, cheerful blooms
  • Low maintenance and easy to grow
  • Late season bloomer; Prefers full sun exposure

Product Description

African Marigold Seeds - Hawaii

Extra tall stems with large, deep orange blooms, Hawaii Marigolds may have an exotic name, but fear not, they're native to the Americas and are remarkably easy to grow! This beautiful and low maintenance garden flower blooms profusely through summer and fall.

A common cultural symbol in Mexico, Marigolds are often included in Dia de los Muertos celebrations in the fall, when these blooms are at their peak!

  • Fast Facts

    Name:African Marigold Seeds - Hawaii
    Botanical Name:Tagetes erecta
    Life Cycle:Annual
    Light Requirement:Full Sun
    Planting Season:Spring
    Plant Type:Extra tall stems with large, deep orange blooms
    Features:Heirloom, Attracts Pollinators, Attracts Hummingbirds, Fragrant, Deer Resistant, Drought Tolerant, Cut Flower Garden, Easy to Grow & Maintain, Container Garden
    Color:Orange
    Blooms:Summer, Late Summer, Early Fall, Fall
    Plant Height:Up to 36 inches
    Plant Spacing:12 inches
    Planting Depth:1/16 inch
    Sowing Method:Start Indoors, Direct Sow
    Cold Stratification:No
    Hardiness Zones:1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
    Ships:Year Round
  • Planting Instructions

    How to Plant Hawaii Marigolds

    When to Plant Marigold Seeds

    Direct sow Marigold seeds after all threat of frost has passed - it's recommended that you wait approximately 1-2 weeks after the final frost date. Marigolds can also be sown indoors approximately 50-60 days before your final frost.

    Where to Plant Marigold Seeds

    Marigolds are tolerant of most types of soil, and enjoy warm, Full Sun conditions. Marigolds do best in rich, well draining soil that remains moist, though once established can be somewhat drought tolerant as well. If planted in cool, or moist locations, Marigolds are susceptible to powdery mildew.

    How to Plant Marigold Seeds

    Sow Marigold seeds directly onto the surface of the soil and firmly compress. Don't cover your seeds, as Marigolds require sunlight in order to germinate.

    How to Care for Marigolds

    Once planted, Marigolds require very little by way of care. Typically, you only need to water manually if the soil has gotten dry or dusty to the touch, or if it's been more than 2 weeks since any sort of natural rainfall. You can increase your blooms significantly by deadheading your spent blooms. Dried, spent blooms can be stored in a dry, cool location that gets minimal exposure to sunlight, and if planted, the seeds in the seed heads can produce additional marigolds the following year.

    Download Printable Planting Guide

  • Seed Coverage

    AmountRecommended Coverage
      
    PacketUp to 80 Sq. Ft
    Ounce PackageUp to 625 Sq. Ft
    1/4 Pound PackageUp to 2,500 Sq. Ft
    1 Pound SackUp to10,000 Sq. Ft
    5 Pound SackUp to 1.3 Acres

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