CALENDULA officinalis

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CALENDULA officinalis

Pot Marigold, Scotch Marigold

Select Item No. CA030

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One Portion is usually sufficient for approx. 50 plants.
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Plant Description

Life Cycle: Annual
Family: Asteraceae
Special Features: Herb of the Year 2009 in Germany. For the biological disinfection of soil, amount needed: 5g/sqm, Sowing time: May until July.
 
Basic Colour: (yellow / gold)
Flower Colour: yellow-orange
Natural Flowering Period: June - October
 
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z5 - Z10
Foliage: simple, spatulate, glabrous, green
Height with Flowers: 40 cm
Spacing between Plants: 40 cm
Soil Requirements: well-drained / average
Location:
Characteristics: medicinal plant / culinary herb
Usage: honey-bee food plant
Grams per 1000 seeds: 7.69231 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
130
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
50 Gram
Sowing Rates/Trays: 4 - 6 per cell
Plug tray recommended size(s): 128
Sowing Direction:

(15) Rapidly germinating, keep seed in constant moisture (not wet) with temperatures of about +20°C [68°F]. Seeds must be covered thinly. Do not cover very small seeds, but tightly press into the earth. Keep in cooler conditions after germination occurs.

Best Sowing Date
(northern Hemisphere, Field condition):
early spring - summer
Sowing to Germination: 1 - 2 weeks
Cutting back at Transplanting: Not Necessary.
Container Size(s): 1 plug per 8/9 cm (3 1/2") / 1-2 plugs per 11/12 cm (4 1/2")
Fertilizer: Medium (150-200 ppm)
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