Calendula Officinalis Blossoms
Seed Type : Non-Hybrid, Open Pollinated and Non-GMO
Plant Height : Grows Up To 18-20 inches
Flower Shape: Showy Golden orange blooms
Colour : Pungent golden orange blooms
Specifications : Recommended companion plant due to insect repelling properties.
August - October
Line to Line - 12 inches, Plant to Plant - 2 to 3 inches
- Days to
45 to 60 days
Directly sow calendula seeds outdoors about ¼ inches deep & a spacing of 3 inches between each plant.
This flower thrives in regular garden soil with a preferable pH range of 5.5 - 7.0.
Pests and diseases are usually not a major problem for calendula and it can be used as a great companion plant due to its pest repellent traits.
Rake the soil to a well tilled condition to ensure stability of soil particles, moisture content, degree of aeration and drainage and use moist seed compost if needed.
Full sun to partial shade.
The optimum temperature for all around good growth is 18 to 20°C(65 TO 70°F).
Water ground everyday to maintain soil moisture to prevent soil nutrients from drying.
how to harvest
Collect the flower heads regularly once they are fully mature. You can pluck out the terminal buds to promote the growth of more flowers
The flower plants can also be dried and stored for usage as a herb.
nteresting fact to note is that the petals of this flower are also used as a substitute for saffron in rice based dishes.
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