Calendula seeds

Calendula seeds

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Tall Double Orange with Red Tinge Black Center

Calendula officinalis

Dark red-orange petals, black center. Strong stems. 

 

Details:

Plant type: annual

Height: 60 cm

Site: full sun to part shade

Days to germination: 7-14 days

Days to maturity: 60 days

Plant spacing: 20-30 cm

Pinch: 20 cm

Approx. 40 seeds per packet

Growing

Direct seed after last frost. Start seed indoors in trays 4-6 weeks before last frost; transplant out after all danger of frost has passed. Succession plant every 2-3 weeks for continuous blooms from summer to fall.

Harvesting

Pick when flowers are halfway open. Foliage is sticky, so wear gloves when harvesting.

Other Uses

EDIBLE FLOWER: Harvest once the flowers are fully open and pull off petals to sprinkle dishes, such as to garnish salads or cakes. 

MEDICINAL: Flowers are used in antiseptic tinctures and healing skin ointments.


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