French Marigold

Tagetes patula

Sprouts in: 7 - 14 days
Enjoy for: 30 - 90 days
Plant is edible!
Grows best at: 18°C to 30°C (64.4°F to 86°F)

  • French Marigold requires very little care - it consists of removing withered flowers and leaves.
  • Expect to see first flowers approximately six weeks after planting the pod.
  • In addition to its beauty, it is also edible. You may use flowers to garnish your dishes or use it to give your food some color (e.g. use it as saffron).

Fun facts!

  • In addition to its beauty, it is also edible. You may use the flowers to garnish your dishes or use it to give your food some color (e.g. use it as saffron).

  • French Marigold in a repellent for plant pests and is often used in companion planting e.g. to scare off white flies from tomato plants.

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