Calendula 'Calendula, Apricot Daisy'

Calendula officinalis

How to grow Calendula 'Calendula, Apricot Daisy'

  • Partial Sun

  • Medium

Calendula prefer cool weather. In hot weather, cut back plants and provide mulch or shade and they will rebloom in the Fall.

Plant in a location that enjoys partial sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Calendula, Apricot Daisy is thought of as half hardy, so remember to watch your frost dates and ensure you have this plant protected when the temperature dips. 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 Calendula, Apricot Daisy from seed

Very easy to germinate.

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 Calendula, Apricot Daisy about 28 days before your last frost date.

Transplanting Calendula, Apricot Daisy

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

By our calculations, you should look at planting out Calendula, Apricot Daisy about 0 days after your last frost date.

Harvesting Calendula, Apricot Daisy