Calendula 'Buttermilk Baby'

Calendula officinalis

How to grow Calendula 'Buttermilk Baby'

  • Full Sun

  • Medium

Position in a full sun location and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Buttermilk Baby is thought of as half hardy, so it will need cloching or fleece protection when the temperature dips. Buttermilk Baby needs a loamy soil with a ph of 6.1 to 7.8 (weakly acidic soil to weakly alkaline soil).

Growing Buttermilk Baby from seed

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

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

Transplanting Buttermilk Baby

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

Harvesting Buttermilk Baby