With large blooms and high branching, the Durango Outback Marigold Seeds produce beautiful orange, red and yellow flowers that are edible, too! Add the leaves to salads and desserts, cooked in egg or rice dishes, or to add flavor to soups.
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|Dimensions||3.25 × 3.25 × 0.05 in|
1 year (annual)
|Hydro / Soil||
Grows well in hydroponics or soil.
|Container / Indoors||
Plant 1 site in a 4" (1 pint) container. In larger containers, space sites 4" apart. For each site plant 2 seeds 1/4" deep.
|Outdoor / Inground||
Plant 1 site per square foot. For each site, plant 2 seeds 1/4" deep.
Can grow up to 10 inches. Allow 8 inches of space for spread.
|Taste & Nutritional Value||
Fresh, almost-bitter taste. Filled with nutrients such as lutein that can aid in eye health.
The Marigold plant is indigenous to Mexico and Guatemala, and was discovered during the early 16th century and brought to Europe and Northern Africa in the late 16th century where they put in gardens. The family name for Marigolds is derived from a mythical Etruscan deity.
|Recommended for (recipes)||
Add marigolds to homemade summer rolls with some crunchy veggies and a zesty peanut sauce for dipping. Marigold jam is also delicious and quite a lovely color. You can also, of course, use marigolds to decorate your cakes and cupcakes.
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