French Marigold Fireball Seeds
French Marigold Fireball Seeds
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French Marigold Fireball 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. Marigolds are easy-to-grow plants that even beginner gardeners can easily grow with our right-growing tips.

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About this item

  • Number of French Marigold Fireball Seeds: 30 Seeds 
  • Where to grow: Balcony or terrace garden
  • Sowing season: Throughout the year 
  • Sowing method: Seedling transplant
  • Germination temperature: 21-23°C
  • Germination Time: 4-7 days 
  • Blooming Time: 8 weeks from sowing (early spring to fall)

What size grow bag is best for French Marigold?

French Marigold Growing Season In India

The best time to sow French marigold seeds is from spring to mid-summer (February to mid-May), although late May to late June is also a good time for planting. French marigold germinates and matures rapidly. In India, you can sow seeds throughout the year but the winter season is the ideal time for planting.

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

French Marigold Fireball 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 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. 
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. 

French Marigold Blooming Time 

Typically, french marigolds blooms from early spring or summer to fall (February-September). It takes about 8 weeks to bloom after sowing.

Marigold (French) Special Features 

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


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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Very fast germination rate it is awesome.. paisa wasool