Calendula 'Greenheart orange'

Calendula officinalis

How to grow Calendula 'Greenheart orange'

  • Full Sun

  • Medium

A full sun position will ensure your plant thrives and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Greenheart orange is thought of as half hardy, so it will need protecting in periods of cold weather. Ideally plant in loamy soil and try to keep the ph of your soil between the range of 6.1 and 7.8 as Greenheart orange likes to be in weakly acidic soil to weakly alkaline soil.

Growing Greenheart orange from seed

Can be wintersown or spring sown.

Aim to sow 0.2 inches (0.5 cm) deep and try to ensure a gap of at least 0.25 inches (0.64 cm). Soil temperature should be kept higher than 10°C / 50°F to ensure good germination.

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

Transplanting Greenheart orange

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

Harvesting Greenheart orange

This variety tends to be ready for harvesting by late summer.

Other Names for Calendula 'Greenheart orange'

Greenheart, pot marigold