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Marigold 'Lemon Gem'

Marigold 'Lemon Gem'

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Tagetes tenuifolia

Small velvety flowers in vibrant yellow. Summer flower and herbal spice. Smells great! - like fresh lemon. Low, cushion-shaped plant. Beautiful in groups, as a border plant or in the herb garden Perfect in pots and patio boxes. Both the flowers and the light, filigree leaves can be enjoyed as a healthy addition to fried vegetables, fish, salads, marinades, butter or on cakes and desserts. Dried leaves can be used in tea blends. Withstands rain and strong wind.

Tagetes tenuifolia - also known as signet marigold, golden marigold, and lemon marigold - is considered the tastiest of all the marigolds.

Thrives in sun to partial shade in well-fertilized soil. Is not particularly demanding.

Pre-cultivation: Sow sparsely in moistened seed soil. Allow to germinate at 18°C. Replant to 1 plant/pot. Set bright and slightly cooler. Plant out after frost. Keep the soil moist after sowing until germination has started.

Direct sowing: Water the sowing area before sowing. Keep moist.

Spacing: 20 cm / 1 plant per GreenStalk pocket

Height, cm: 20-25

Location: Sun to partial shade


Number of seeds: approx. 50

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