Calendula officinalis

Calendula Fruit Burst

R60.00

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Plants have a branching habit and are adorned with large double flowers in a range of deep orange, apricot, yellow and cream with yellow or dark centres – a bouquet-ready mix on their own! Bee friendly, easy to grow and the flower petals are edible.

 

30 seeds per packet

17 in stock

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    Flower type:Disk
    Life cycle:Hardy Annual
    Climate:Prefers cool to moderate temperatures and can withstand some frost.
    Sowing guide:Direct sow (recommended) in March to May / September or sow in trays and transplant after 4 weeks.
    Planting Season:Autumn / Spring
    Germination guide:7-10 days @ 21 C. Cover seed with thin layer of soil.
    Flowering time:September (if sown in March-May) or 60 days after sowing in September.
    Pinch:Yes, when 20 cm high
    Position:Full Sun
    Final height:60 cm
    Spacing:30 cm

    Growing Tips:

    Provide plant support when growing in windy areas.


    Harvesting Tips:

    Harvest when flowers are halfway open. Expected vase life is 6 days.

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