Calendula 'Citrus Cocktail'

Calendula officinalis

How to grow Calendula 'Citrus Cocktail'

  • Full Sun

  • Medium

A full sun position will ensure your plant thrives and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Citrus Cocktail is thought of as half hardy, so remember to watch your frost dates and ensure you have this plant protected when the temperature dips. Citrus Cocktail requires a loamy soil with a ph of 6.1 - 7.8 - it grows best in weakly acidic soil to weakly alkaline soil.

Growing Citrus Cocktail 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 Citrus Cocktail about 35 days before your last frost date.

Transplanting Citrus Cocktail

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

Harvesting Citrus Cocktail