MARIGOLD SEED - French Brocade Tagetes patula - Annual
Indoors: 5 weeks before last frost
Direct seed: After last frost
Days to Germination: 6-10 in warm soil
Days to maturity: 45-50
The earliest use of the marigold was by the Aztec people who attributed to it magical, religious, and medicinal properties. The first recorded use is in an 1552 herbal for treatment of hiccups, being struck by lightening, or “for one who wishes to cross a river or water safely.” Burpee
All Garden Gate Farm seeds are grown and collected by us and are open-pollinated, heirloom varieties. We encourage you to grow these and then save your own.