Calendula officinalis

Calendula Tall Double Mix

R60.00

Plants have a branching habit and are adorned with semi-double and double blooms in a variety of colours – a bouquet-ready mix on their own! Bee friendly, easy to grow and the flower petals are edible.

 

30 seeds per packet

47 in stock

Category:
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.
Germination guide:7-10 days @ 21 C. Cover seed with thin layer of soil.
Position:Full Sun
Spacing:30 cm
Pinch:Yes, when 20 cm high
Flowering time:September (if sown in March-May) or 60 days after sowing in September.
Final height:60 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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