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McKenzie Seed – Marigold Crackerjack

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McKenzie Seed – Marigold Crackerjack


Crackerjack Marigolds grow large double blooms 10-12.5 cm (4-5″) in diameter in shades of yellow, gold, and bright orange. The fluffy flowers on this African marigold are carried well above the foliage. This gorgeous plant is easy to grow and tolerates heat and poor weather.

Tagetes erecta



Plant Type: Annual

Color: Shades of yellow, gold and bright orange

Grows Best In: Full Sun

Days to Germination: 5 to 8 days

Bloom Season: June to Frost

Planting Depth: 3 mm (1/8″)

Growing Height: 60-90 cm (24-36″)

Best Container Size: 12″+

Instructions: After all danger of frost, sow in open ground well exposed. Cover with 1/4 inch of soil. For earlier bloom, start indoors in flats, about 6-8 weeks before last frost. Cover with 1/4 inch of soil. When plants are 2 inches high, thin or transplant. Before transplanting, harden off the seedling.

Suggestions: Plant some Marigolds in your vegetable garden to add color and repel nematodes.

Product Weight: 600 milligrams