Tagetes tenuifolia 'Tangerine Gem'

Very effective against green and whitefly in our tomato greenhouse and outdoor trial. More
250 seeds 153033 £1.95 In stock
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Very effective against green and whitefly in our tomato greenhouse and outdoor trial. Combined with encarsia wasps this kept our crops aphid-free.

Genus Tagetes
Group/Species tenuifolia
Variety Tangerine Gem
Type Half-Hardy Annual
Common Name Mexican Marigold
Border Position Container, Front
Soil Type Fertile, Neutral
Scent Scented
Site Full Sun
Moisture Moist but Well-drained
Height 30cm (12in)
Spacing 15cm (6in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Really easy to grow, just surface sow onto seed compost which is moist and lightly cover with soil, then place in a warm location. Light is required for germination.
Care Tips Keep well deadheaded and these will last a long time.
Flowering June - August
Harvesting 3 months
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
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