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Calendula Officinalis Pot Marigold organic

€2,80 EUR

Calendula officinalis, also called "pot marigold" has an orange flower with a dark heart and is used commonly as an ornamental but also for medicinal and culinary purposes. The flowers are edible and make a great addition to summer salads or as a garnish. Always consult a qualified herbal practitioner before using this plant medicinally or a qualified aromatherapist if using its essential oil, especially if pregnant. Organic seeds.

Scientific Name: Calendula officinalis

Plant Life Cycle: Perennial

Optimal Germination Temperature: 18C

Germination time in days: 7-15 days

Indicative Days to maturity: 55-100 days

Sunlight: Full sun or partial shade

Soil requirement: well-drained, poor to moderately fertile soil

Sowing and cultivation: Sow directly outdoors after last chance of frost has passed from May to August into well prepared soil in a sunny spot when temperatures reach around 16-18C. Sow seeds thinly into drills 1 cm deep