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Calendula - Plant

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Calendula have become popular for their cheerful, bright yellow or orange flowers .

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1Calendula - Plant
26 inch (15 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)
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About Calendula

Originally grown for use as a seasoning or for medicinal properties, calendula have become popular for their cheerful, bright yellow or orange flowers that follow the path of the sun throughout the day in the same way that sunflowers do.

Calendula have become popular for their cheerful, bright yellow or orange flowers that follow the path of the sun throughout the day in the same way that sunflowers do.

Plant Specifications

*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name Pot Marigold, English Marigold, Poet s Marigold.
Maximum Reachable Height 1.5 to 2 feet,
Flower Colour Yellow, Orange.
Bloom Time From early summer until frost.
Difficulty Level Easy.

Planting and care

  • Select a spot for calendula that receives full sun. Calendulas do not require any special soil.
  • Plant calendula seeds in the spring after the last frost in your area.
  • Plant seeds about 1/4 to 1/2 inch (.64 to 1.27 cm) deep and 4 to 6 (10.16 to 15.24 cm) apart.
  • Water the seedbed immediately after planting being careful not to wash the seeds out of their spots.
  • Water the plants as needed to keep the soil moist, but be careful not to overwater.
  • The soil should not be soaking wet.
  • When the calendula seedlings are about 3 inches (7.62 cm) high, thin them so that the remaining plants are 8 to 12 inches (20.32 to 30.48 cm) apart.
  • Apply a thin layer of compost to the calendula plants in midsummer.
  • Calendula care

    Calendula is best planted in prepared garden beds or large containers filled with organic potting soil. Prior to planting in beds, work a shovelful or two of well-aged manure or compost into the ground to improve soil conditions.

    Sunlight Full sun
    Watering Medium
    Soil Loamy soil, Sandy soil
    Temperature 20 to 30 degrees C
    Fertilizer Use any organic fertilizer

    Calendula uses

    Culinary Use:

    • Calendula is edible flowers and spicy leaves add zest to summer salads and will draw plenty of ooohs and ahhs when presented in a meal

    Frequently Asked Questions

    What does Calendula look like?

    Calendula is hardy annual plant with single single or double flowers and usually yellow or orange.

    Where to plant Calendula seeds?

    You can plant a Calendula seeds preferably outdoors, in pot or in ground at a spot receiving below growing conditions for the plant - 1. Direct bright sunlight for more than 6 hours a day preferably in morning. 2. Soil should be nutrient rich and well drained. 3. Apply Water when soil (1-2 inch) feels dry to touch.

    How to plant Calendula seeds indoors?

    To plant Calendula seeds indoors 1. Use a pot having 5-6 inch upper diameter and drainage holes. 2. Fill the pot with well drained soil. To sow seeds make a hole about 1/2 inch in soil, place seeds in it, cover with soil and apply water. 3. Maintain the moisture in soil by applying water if soil in pot (1-2 inch) feels dry to touch. 4. Keep the pot at a location receiving indirect bright light. Seeds will germinate within a 1-2 week. Note - For further details check the product description on nurserylive.com

    Is Calendula a perennial plant?

    No, Calendula is flowering annual plant.

    How to plant Calendula?

    To plant Calendula consider the following points 1. To grow Calendula plant in pot it should be of 5-6 inch upper diameter with drainage hole 2. Sunlight- More than 6 hours of natural direct bright sunlight is required. 3. Soil- Soil or potting mixture should be well drained, fertile and nutrient rich. 4. Water- Water the plant when 1-2 inch surface soil layer feels dry to touch. 5. Fertilizer - Apply any organic fertilizer during the main growing season(Dec-Jan). Note - For further details check the product description on nurserylive.com

    How big do Calendula plants grow?

    Calendula plants grow more than 2 feet with proper care and management.

    How to use Calendula plant?

    Calendula plant is useful to plant in a container and for mass planting. Their bright colors draw attention to an area. They look nice as an annual groundcover in an open bed or beneath a small tree.

    What is Calendula plant?

    Calendula is hardy annual flowering plant.

    When to plant Calendula seeds?

    March-September month is best to plant Calendula seeds.

    How to plant Calendula seeds?

    To grow Calendula plant through seed consider the following points 1. Use a pot having 5-6 inch upper diameter and drainage holes. 2. Fill the pot with well drained soil. To sow seeds make a hole about 1/2 inch in soil, place seeds in it, cover with soil and apply water. 3. Maintain the moisture in soil by applying water if soil in pot (1-2 inch) feels dry to touch. 4. Keep the pot at a location receiving indirect bright light. Seeds will germinate within a 1-2 week. Note- For further details check the product description on nurserylive.com

    When to plant Calendula seedlings?

    March-September month is best to plant Calendula seedlings.

    Can I plant Calendula in august?

    Yes, You can plant Calendula in August.

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