Calendula Pot Marigold Resina Organic Seeds

Calendula Pot Marigold Resina Organic Seeds

Calendula officinalis

Item #2042

Annual. Bright yellow, daisy-like blooms will catch your eye, and the resin-rich petals will delight herbalists. Calendula petals have been used for medicinal purposes for hundreds of years, from remedies to calm upset stomachs, to ointments for soothing burns. Petals are also edible—scatter on salads or steep in hot water for a relaxing tea. Deer resistant.




Annual

Full sun

Blooms spring
to
early summer and fall

24" tall
18"wide

Days to Emerge:
5-15 days

Seed Depth:
1/4"-1/2"

Seed Spacing:
A group of 3 seeds every 12"

Thinning:
When 2" tall. Thin to 1 every 12"



When to sow outside: RECOMMENDED. 2 to 4 weeks before average last frost. Mild Climates: May be sown in fall for winter bloom. Ideal soil temperature for germination is 68°–85°F.

When to start inside: Recommended in cold climates and short season areas: 4 to 6 weeks before average last frost.

Special germination instructions: Seed requires darkness to germinate; sowing depth should be between 1/4"–1/2".

Artist: Donna Clement

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