Seeds - Marigold, Mr. Majestic DT OG

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Description: A tall marigold with big, brightly-coloured ruffled blooms that reach 4” across. A mix of orange, yellow and tangerine flowers on 3’ tall stems. Classic marigold scent. Said to repel deer, soil nematodes and other insect pests.

Pack Size: 1/32 ounce

Latin Name: Tagetes erecta
Main Uses: Ornamental / Companion plant
Zone Hardiness: Annual (80 days to maturity)
Exposure: Full sun
Height: 90 cm (36 inches)
Flower Color: Mix of orange, yellow and tangerine
Flowering Time: All summer
Certified Organic: USDA Certified Organic

Germination: 5 - 8 days at 21°C
Sowing: Indoors 4 - 8 weeks before last frost, 2 - 3 seeds per cell. For best results, apply Sea Magic™ kelp from first watering. Apply a seedling-starter fertilizer such as Evolve Seedling once the second set of true leaves has appeared, and then alternate between the kelp and seedling starter until transplant. Outdoors, direct seed after last frost.
Planting depth: Lightly-covered.
Spacing: 12”.

Growing in Containers: Well-suited to larger pots (minimum 6-8 inches).

Fertilizing (Containers): Feed with balanced organic fertilizer through season.

Watering (Containers): Water deeply when top inch of soil feels dry to the touch. Check every day or two during very hot weather.

Growing in Mixed Planters: Well-suited for larger mixed planters.

Fertilizing (Garden): Amend garden soil with compost annually. No further fertilizer required.

Watering (Garden): Water to establish, then only during periods of drought.

Suitability for Indoors: Not well-suited for indoors.

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