Calendula 'Disco Red'

Calendula officinalis

How to grow Calendula 'Disco Red'

  • Full Sun

  • Medium

Try to plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Disco Red is thought of as tender, so it is imperative to wait until temperatures are mild before planting out of doors. Disco Red requires a loamy soil with a ph of 6.1 - 7.8 - it grows best in weakly acidic soil to weakly alkaline soil.

Growing Disco Red from seed

Ensure a distance of 7.8 inches (20.0 cm) between seeds when sowing - look to sow at a depth of approximately 0.2 inches (0.5 cm). Soil temperature should be kept higher than 10°C / 50°F to ensure good germination.

By our calculations, you should look at sowing Disco Red about 35 days before your last frost date.

Transplanting Disco Red

Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Disco Red is a tender plant.

Harvesting Disco Red