French Marigold Double Yellow Seeds
French Marigold Double Yellow Seeds
seed sowing instructions in hindi
seed sowing instructions in hindi

French Marigold Double Yellow Seeds (Genda/गेंदा के फूल के बीज)

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This is another beautiful variety of marigolds known as French marigolds (Tagetes patula), gardeners love it for its wonderful and long blooms. French marigolds are small, bushy plant types that grow to about 15-45 cm tall. its flowers come in a combination of yellow, orange, and red colors. Marigolds are easy-to-grow plants that even beginner gardeners can easily grow with our right-growing tips.

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  • Seed quantity: 100 Seeds
  • Where to grow: Balcony or terrace garden
  • Sowing season: Throughout the year (best time Winter Season)
  • Sowing method: Seedling transplant
  • Germination temperature: 21-23°C
  • Germination Time: 4-7 days from sowing
  • Blooming Time: 8 weeks from sowing (early spring to fall)

What size grow bag is best for Marigold?

French Marigold Growing Season In India

Marigolds can be grown in India during the cool season, typically from October to February in many regions, with potential flowering extending into spring in milder climates. They can also be grown during Early Summer (February- march) And the monsoon season(July- September).

How To Grow French Marigolds From Seeds 

The transplantation method is best for the rapid germination of French marigold seeds. However, you can sow the seeds directly. The ideal soil temperature for sowing marigold seeds is 21-23°C. Distance is very important for marigold plants, a distance of at least 15-22 cm is necessary. The best pot or grow bag size for planting marigolds is 22-36 cm wide and deep. 

French Marigold Double Yellow Seeds Sowing Method 

Take a seedling tray or small pot and fill it with potting mix, spread the marigold seeds on top of the potting mix, and cover the seeds with a thin layer of potting mix. Water the soil after planting gently through a watering can and keep the pot in a sunny spot however, it can germinate in a dark place. It takes a few days (4-7 days) to germinate. 
Transplant the seedlings when they are about 5 cm tall. A spacing of at least 15-22 cm is good for French marigolds, or you can plant one plant in each small pot.

Best Fertilizer For French Marigolds 

  • Marigold plants have no specific need for fertilizer but they do need fertilizers if it is planted in poor soil.
  • A liquid fertilizer grows best in container-planted marigolds.

French Marigold Plants Care Tips 

Soil - Use fertile and well-drained soil for planting marigolds. It does not perform well in very acidic, clay or soil rich in excess organic matter.
Water - Marigolds need daily watering in the initial days but once established weekly watering is sufficient, but you should check if the soil is dry and water them if it is dry.
Sunlight - Most marigolds love full sunlight but can tolerate some shade. They prefer afternoon shade during summer.  
Temperature - The temperature above 35°C and below 4°C is not good for the growth of the marigold. The ideal temperature for growing marigolds is 18-30°C. 
Common pests and diseases - Insects such as snails, slugs, aphids, and spider mites inhibit the growth of marigolds. And some diseases such as root rot, and gray mold infect marigolds. But the most common disease caused by fungal spores is powdery mildew. You can prevent your plant from this by providing good air circulation between plants and avoiding overhead watering.
Pruning/Deadhead - Pruning is very important to keep the marigold plants neat and well-shaped or to encourage healthy and new blooms. You can cut off visible spent or discolored or dried flowers on the plant using a pruning tool. If any unhealthy or brown stems appear on the marigolds plant, cut them off carefully.
Mulching - 1-2 layers of mulch are very helpful for marigold plants to retain moisture in the soil and discourage weeds.

French Marigold Blooming Time 

  • Typically, french marigold blooms from early spring or summer to fall (February-September). It takes about 8 weeks to bloom after sowing.
  • Once the marigold is completely open, you can cut the flowers in the morning and decorate them in a vase in water. The flowers can stay fresh for up to a week.

Marigold (French) Special Features 

  • Common name - French Marigold
  • Scientific name - Tagetes patula 
  • Height - 15-45 cm
  • Level of growing - Easy


Why is my marigold not flowering?

In most cases, marigolds do not flower due to insufficient sunlight. At least 6 hours of sunlight is necessary for its development.

Are marigolds edible?

Marigold flowers are edible, with some even using them in salads or as garnish.

Why do marigolds become weak in midsummer?

Most marigold varieties do not bloom in the hottest part of summer because they cannot tolerate high temperatures. But that's natural so don't worry, they'll bloom again in late summer or early fall when the weather turns cool again.
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A Nanda
Very nice packing

Nicely germinate


Good And now it's germinated, well growing


Excellent seeds