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Marigold Jafri - Desi Flower Seeds

SKU: FPSS18

Rs. 80.00

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Product Description:

Marigold is among the very popular flowers commonly found in India and other countries. Seed Packet contains approx. 35 seeds.

In India marigold is one of the most commonly grown flowers and used extensively on religious and social functions in different forms. Flowers are sold in the market as loose or as garlands.

The leaves are edible, with the petals added to dishes as a garnish and in lieu of saffron. They can be easily cultivated, are widely adaptable to varying soils and climatic conditions and have a good flowering duration. This bushy plant with around 20 to 30 species, have a long flowering period and the colours range from orange, yellow, gold, cream to apricot. They are very much used in making garlands. Make excellent beds and pot decorations.

Seed Specifications:

Seeds per Packet 50
Common Name Zendu,Marigold, Genda , Sanarei , Jhenduphool , Gondephool , Chenna Mallige
Height 2 to 3 feet
Flower Colour Marigolds are available in a range of gold, maroon, yellow and orange shades.
Bloom Time Spring, Summer, Fall
Difficulty Level Easy

Planting And Care:

  • Germination from large, easily handled seeds is rapid, and blooms should appear within a few weeks of sowing
  • When you water marigolds, allow the soil to dry somewhat between watering, then water well, then repeat the process
  • The densely double flower heads of the African marigolds tend to rot in wet weather
  • Do not water marigolds from overhead
  • Water at the base of the plant

Marigold Jafri Care:

  • Sow them directly into the garden once the soil is warm, or start seeds indoors about a month to 6 weeks before the last spring frost date
  • Marigolds need lots of sunshine (at least six hours of direct sunlight) and do well with year-round warm to hot weather
  • Water marigolds the first 10 to 12 days after transplanting bedding plants into the garden
  • Marigolds thrive in poor soil and fertilizer often creates lush, rich foliage with few blooms
Sunlight Marigolds need lots of sunshine
Watering Moderately
Soil Though they grow in almost any soil, marigolds thrive in moderately fertile, well-drained soil.
Temperature 20 to 30 degree C
Fertilizer Avoid fertilizing the plants.
Harvest Season Summer, winter

Marigold Jafri Special Feature:

Due to its variable height and colour marigold is especially use for decoration and included in landscape plans.

Marigold Jafri Uses:

Ornamental Use:

  • Use in terrace gardening

    Culinary Use:

    • The bright petals of signet marigolds add color and a spicy tang to salads and other summer dishes
    • The flower petals are sometimes cooked with rice to impart the color (but unfortunately not the flavor) of saffron
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