French Marigold Seeds (Genda/गेंदा के फूल के बीज)
About this item
- Number of French Marigold Seeds: 100 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)
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French Marigold Growing Season In IndiaMarigolds 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 SeedsThe 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 Seeds Sowing MethodTake 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 2 inches tall. A spacing of at least 6-9 inches 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 TipsSoil - 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.
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.
French Marigold Blooming TimeTypically, french marigold 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 - 6 to 18 inches
- Level of growing - Easy
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Item Weight : 35mg
Net Quantity: 100N
Colour : N/A
Assembly Required: No
SKU : French Marigold
Country of Origin: India
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Good germination hope flowers will be good
Surely, you will get good bloosom
Thank you for the review
all percentage seeds germinated
We are so glad to hear that you are happy with our seeds.
Ive ordered twice. First order germination rate was 90% but it died later on. So , second time I changed soil and germination rate is low but seems like those germinated plants were strong