French marigold 'Disco Mix'
Disco Mix is a popular variety of French marigold, which belongs to the Tagetes genus (Tagetes patula 'Disco Mix'). It is an Flower and is treated mainly as a Annual, This means that it grows best over the course of a single year. Disco Mix is known for growing to a height of approximately 15.0 cm (that's 5.85 inches in imperial). This variety tends to bloom in mid summer.
Mexico is believed to be where Disco Mix originates from.
As Disco Mix French marigold is a low maintanence plant, it is great for beginner gardeners and those that like gardens that don't need much overseeing.
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How to grow French marigold 'Disco Mix'
Growing Disco Mix from seed
Sow the seed thinly in pots or trays on a windowsill or in a greenhouse in a good quality, finely sieved, moist compost.Ensure a distance of 1.95 inches (5.0 cm) between seeds when sowing - look to sow at a depth of approximately 0.23 inches (0.6 cm). Soil temperature should be kept higher than 15°C / 59°F to ensure good germination.
By our calculations, you should look at sowing Disco Mix about 49 days before your last frost date.
Transplanting Disco Mix
Transplant seedlings spacing them 5cm apart in trays and grow on. Acclimatise the plants to outside conditions and then plant 15 – 23cm apart in a sunny place.Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Disco Mix is a half hardy plant.
Harvesting Disco Mix
French marigold 'Disco Mix' information
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