MARIGOLD Crackerjack, Tall Mixed Colors
Annual - One Season Plant - Height: 2 1/2 to 3 feet
Very popular large flowering variety. Large flowers average 4 inches in diameter. Flowers range in shades of yellow, gold and orange. Ideal for garden color or as cut flowers.
Special Directions for Short Season Climates
SOWING: Start indoors for quicker bloom or seed outdoors after all danger of frost is past. Cover seeds with 1/8 inch light soil. Keep soil warm and water with room temperature water.
TRANSPLANTING: Set seedling plants outdoors after danger of frost is past
SPACING: Leave 12 inches between plants.
GERMINATION: Approximately one week in 70 degree temperatures. Keep soil moderately moist during germination.
Ed's Special Advice
One of the most consistent flowering annuals that can be grown in the flower garden. They seem to do well regardless of the weather. Easy to grow in full or part-sun. Keep dead flowers picked. Strip foliage from cut flowers to eliminate Marigold odor indoors.