Mexican Marigold growing tips

shoenoseJune 20, 2013

Does anyone have growing tips for Cempazuchitl (tagetes erecta)- mexican marigold? Should I grow them just like any other tall marigold? I've heard this particular marigold seldom blooms in latitudes north of Mexico. I live in Pennsylvania, zone 5. I've already stared the seeds, and the plants are now big enought o put in the ground.

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
plantmaven(8b/9a TX)

I had some at my former house. They bloomed just fine. Of course I live in S. central TX.
They are certainly worth a shot.

    Bookmark   June 23, 2013 at 10:21AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
CAST1(9b Arizona)

In Mexico they plant them around July 24 so they can be ready by November here.

    Bookmark   June 26, 2013 at 11:44PM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
Just a little test post -
I'm trying to see how the new posting works. First,...
ThinMan Z5 MI
A few pictures
Hi cottage gardeners. I don't have a lot of strictly...
lois
Random Weekend Trivia: Sunday
Good morning dear cottagers, I have missed our little...
cyn427 (zone 7)
Early rose-Gingersnap
I was trying to post this a couple of weeks ago but...
jakkom
Weekend Trivia: thoughts and questions
Hello trivia players, Nancy and I have been chatting...
cyn427 (zone 7)
People viewed this after searching for:
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™