Will all types of marigold repel hornworms?

blushing_susie(5)April 10, 2014

I read that marigolds and basil help repel hornworms when planted with tomatoes. I have two types of marigold seeds- Scarlet Starlet and Jaguar. They are not the bushy type of marigold. I'm not sure if there is a specific type of marigold that will repel the hornworms. My tomatoes were plagued by them last year. I'm not even sure if planting marigolds will work, but I will give it a shot, plus it will look nice :)
Has anyone had any luck with this? Thanks in advance...

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zzackey(8b GA)

I never heard about that one. I had 2 large basil plants, 2 large holy basil plants and several marigolds near my tomatoes and I still had horn worms.

    Bookmark   April 20, 2014 at 8:41PM
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