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African Marigold Plant Features and Details

Plant Features

  • One of the best attractive flowering plants.
  • Low maintenance and fragrant flower plant.
  • Perfect plant for edge or flower bed or pot culture purpose.
  • It is used as the edge plant or bed plant or in pot culture
  • One of the health benefits of marigolds is that it is used in the treatment of minor burns when used in the form of ointments or a tincture
  • Note: Use only after consulting the specialist
  • The bright petals of signet marigolds add colour and a spicy tang to salads and other summer dishes
  • The flower petals are sometimes cooked with rice to impart the colour (but unfortunately not the flavour) of saffron

More Information on African Marigold Plant

Feilds Values
Plant Height 17 inch (43 cm)
Plant Spread 6 inch (15 cm)
Common Name African Marigold (Yellow), Zendu, Marigold, Genda, Zandu,
Maximum Reachable Height up to 60 to 90 centimeter
Flower Colour Yellow
Bloom Time Oct-Feb
Difficulty Level Easy
Sunlight Natural direct 3-6 hours of morning sunlight and natural direct bright light for the rest of the day.
Watering Apply 3 cup (Approx. 150 ml ) water when top soil (1-2 inches) in pot feels dry to touch.
Soil Soil should be well drain and fertile, rich in organic content.
Temperature 25 to 30 degree Celsius
Fertilizer Apply any organic fertilizer once a month (Oct-Jan).
References Marigold Flower Uses