Marigolds are very prolific easy to grow annuals. They will flower right until they get frost. Marigolds give off a pungent odour that makes them a good companion plant amongst vegetables to keep insects away. They do well in borders, general garden beds and in containers.
Position: Full Sun to partial shade in rich well grained soil.
Spacing: 20 - 30cm
Disease and pests:
Insects largely avoid marigolds but slugs/snails can be a problem. They will be seen at night, early morning or on rainy days. Treat quickly with Snail Bait as they can do alot of damage very quickly.
Marigold are very tolerant to disease.
Marigolds can tolertae slightly poor soils but do much better if alot of compost is added to the beds. Feed monthly with a general fertilizer like 2.3.2. Marigolds can survive a light frost, but will certainly not handle a heavy frost.
Put marigold leaves and stems into a blender. Once blended leave for a day to soak in a little water. Drain and discard solids. Add water to dilute and spray liberally in garden to repel insects.
Yellow, orange, red, rust.
Large and small head flowers available
We have been proudly marketing and Distributing Culerra's range of organics and fertilizers over the last few years. Culterra was established in 1965 and is the leader in their feild. They offer an extensive range of products from Coir and Compost to Fertilizers. Culterra has over the years built up an excellent reputation in the green industry, supplying their products all over South africa.
Unfortunately E. Vicini closed down in Gauteng and we are unable to currently get stock, as soon as we are able to we will make it availabl again.
We are currently marketing and distributing Greenhouse Technologies products in Limpopo. Greenhouse Technologies is based in Gauteng South Africa and is a leading supplier of all greenhouse requirements. We are proud to be marketing and distributing their product range in Limpopo.