French Marigold Seeds - Petite Mixture


56"63 days. Petite Mixture French marigold seeds are an adorable, compact, and vibrant addition to grow in any home or garden. Petite Mixture seeds are the smallest and one of the most unique varieties of marigolds, perfect to decorate indoors, give as a potted gift, or to keep the butterflies fluttering around the garden. A dwarf classic marigold great for borders and mass plantings. This is one of the mainstays of summer bedding plantings, performing well whatever the weather. ~6,100 seeds/oz


Growing Petite Mixture French Marigold Garden Seeds

How to Grow Marigold from Seed

Petite Mixture marigold is a hardy full sun performer and most commonly sown directly after the frost but, for earliest blooms, begin seeds 6"8 weeks indoors prior to the frost. Marigolds will take 7"21 days to germinate in full lighting. Plant 2"3 Petite Mixture marigold seeds ¼" deep and 6" apart in average, evenly moist, and well-drained soil in full sun.

Petite Mixture marigold is a vigorous full sun performer native to Mexico and known to tolerate gardens prone to heat, drought, and clay soils. Plants must be properly drained and ventilated are may be susceptible to powdery mildew, root rot, leaf spots, and Botrytis. Marigold has no serious pests but monitor regularly for spider mites and thrips. Petite Mixture marigold seeds mature in 56"63 days as dwarfed 6" tall shrubby mounds with a 6" spread of 1"2" semi-double and fully double blooms.

About Marigold Seeds

Tagetes patula, or more commonly known as French Marigold, is one of the most awarded, recognized, and cultivated flowers in the entire world. Tagetes patula is native to Mexico and Guatemala despite having the misleading name of French marigold. Marigold has been used for thousands of years by pre-Spanish civilizations in medicine, food, dyes, and ritual.

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