Tagetes, African Marigold, Aztec Marigold, Mexican Marigold 'Crackerjack'

Tagetes erecta

Family: Asteraceae (ass-ter-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Tagetes (TAG-e-teez) (Info)
Species: erecta (ee-RECK-tuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Crackerjack

Category:

Annuals

Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Sun to Partial Shade

Foliage:

Herbaceous

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Height:

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Hardiness:

Not Applicable

Where to Grow:

Can be grown as an annual

Danger:

N/A

Bloom Color:

Orange

Gold (yellow-orange)

Bright Yellow

Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Size:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Time:

Blooms repeatedly

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

From seed; sow indoors before last frost

From seed; direct sow after last frost

Seed Collecting:

Collect seedhead/pod when flowers fade; allow to dry

Regional

This plant is said to grow outdoors in the following regions:

Long Beach, California

Jacksonville, Florida

Webster, Florida

Bethelridge, Kentucky

Salisbury, New Hampshire

Charlotte, North Carolina

New Bern, North Carolina

Spencer, North Carolina

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

North Augusta, South Carolina

Fulton, Texas

Gillett, Texas

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Gardeners' Notes:

No details have been posted.

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