Marigold Gulzafri Orange Seeds
Seed Type : Non-Hybrid, Open Pollinated and Non-GMO
Plant : Medium Tall , 2.0 to 3.0 feet high
Flower : Globe shaped flower with small colored petals/p>
Colour : Bright Orange
Specifications : Long flowering period, Suitable for cut flowers.
Jan-Feb (Northern plains) March-April (Hills), March- May (South India)
12 x 12 inches plant to plant
- Days to
After 45-50 days from transplanting.
Seeds should be sowed in pots, seed boxes or raised nursery beds.
They should be sown closely (6-8 cm row to row) and 2 cm deep, covered with thin layer of soil to allow germination.
After transplanting, a little water can be sprinkled over the soil.
The seeds germinate in 15-20 days.
Marigolds are susceptible to damping off (Rhizoctonia solani) and pests like collar rat, Sclerotium rolfsii, Botrytis cinerea, Powdery mildew and cucumber mosaic. The major symptoms of these pests include light brown spots on the lower leaves or on early seedlings. To prevent these diseases, ensure proper drainage and ventilation and avoid over watering.
Sandy loam soil with a pH of 5.6 to 6.5 is ideal for its cultivation.
Place in a spot that receives either full sun or partial sunlight.
They grow best in a temperature range between 20-30°C
Water the flowers regularly to keep them healthy. You can use either a water can or a spray.
how to harvest
For harvesting marigold, loose flowers are plucked when they attain full size depending upon the variety. Flowers should generally be harvested in the morning time. Irrigation of soil with water before plucking, gives better flower quality. Also, plucking of flowers regularly and removal of dried flowers enhances the yield.
The productiveness of any seed we sell is subject to your local climatic conditions*, the sowing method you adopt, and your commitment to the planting process. We give no warranty, expressed or implied, and are in no way responsible for the produce.
Please note that all our seasonal recommendations/ sowing information is as per the local climatic conditions. *For more information on the optimum conditions required for growing seeds in your region, please contact us at, firstname.lastname@example.org or Whatsapp us at, 8968675588
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