Annual This is a tall marigold! These distinguished plants grow to 2-3′, making these one of the tallest marigolds. Blossoms are large, bright, ball shaped chrysanthemum-like heads, 4″ across and sunny yellow, gold, or orange in color. The Crackerjack Mix Marigolds are among the earliest marigolds, blooming Early Summer to Late Fall. These African marigolds are ideal for beds, borders, and patio containers. Great in the garden to help ward off bugs, and for nematode control (prune off foliage and mix into soil). Crackerjack Mix Marigolds are very easy to grow.
Planting Instructions for Crackerjack Mix Marigold Seeds
Start Crackerjack Mix Marigold seeds indoors 8-11 weeks before transplanting outdoors. Place seeds 1/4″ deep and cover lightly. Germination will occur in 3-8 days at 70°F to 75°F. After emergence, grow at 50°F to 60°F. Transplant Marigolds outdoors in late spring or early summer. Space Marigold plants 12″ apart. If planted in the garden, helps to control insects.