Calendula 'touch of red buff'

Calendula officinalis

How to grow Calendula 'touch of red buff'

  • Full Sun

  • Medium

Try to plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that touch of red buff is thought of as half hardy, so remember to protect this plant from frosts and low temperatures. Ensure your soil is loamy and has a ph of between 6.1 and 7.8 as Calendula is a weakly acidic soil to weakly alkaline soil loving plant.

Growing touch of red buff from seed

Try to aim for a seed spacing of at least 7.8 inches (20.0 cm) and sow at a depth of around 0.51 inches (1.3 cm). Soil temperature should be kept higher than 10°C / 50°F to ensure good germination.

By our calculations, you should look at sowing touch of red buff about 35 days before your last frost date.

Transplanting touch of red buff

Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as touch of red buff is a half hardy plant.

Harvesting touch of red buff