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French Marigold

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Tagetes patula nana

Plant as an ornamental at the front of the border or as a companion plant to your crops to repel insects. Lovely rich colour.

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Tagetes patula nana

  • Fast growing bushy annual with aromatic leaves.
  • Golden yellow flowers with red blotch on each petal.
  • French marigolds are commonly planted in butterfly gardens as a nectar source.
  • The plant is used in companion planting for many vegetable crops.
  • Root secretions are believed to kill nematodes in the soil and it is said to repel harmful insects, such as white flies on tomatoes
  • Height: 30 cm
  • Sowing instructions: Sow in spring under heated glass. Transplant into modules or pots.
  • Growing instructions: Plant outside after last frost.

150 seeds Cert. Org.(GB-ORG-6)


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