• 3707
    • Organic Nematocidal Marigold - Approx 50 seeds per pkt.
    • $3.95
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Organic Nematocidal Marigold


The best marigold for reducing root knot nematode problems.

$3.95

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Late in the season, small, tubular, yellow flowers cover these 7-10' plants. Plant as a cover crop and till into the soil to repel nematodes. Selected because the roots of these marigold plants produce a secretion that kills root-eating nematodes in the soil. Deadhead these reseeding annuals regularly to prolong blooming. 105-120 days to maturity.

  • Zones: 3 - 9 annual
  • Height: 3-7 feet
  • Spacing: 18-24 inches
  • Depth: 1/4-1/2 inch. Seed - sow March in a greenhouse. Only just cover the seed. Germination usually takes place within 2 weeks. When they are large enough to handle, prick the seedlings out into individual pots and plant them out after the last expected frosts
  • Spread: 14 inches
  • Sun/Shade: full sun
  • Germination: 4-14 days
  • Pruning: Deadhead these reseeding annuals regularly to prolong blooming.
  • Days To Maturity: 105- 120 days
  • Color: Yellow
  • Foliage: bright green
  • Blooms: late summer. (4 - 5 months after being planted in the garden)
  • Flowers: small yellow flowers. Rich fragrance and diminutive flowers attract many beneficials.
  • Seed Counts: 50 seeds
  • Comments: When planted as a cover crop and tilled into the soil, they effectively deter nematodes. (beneficial and harmful)
    • 3707
    • Organic Nematocidal Marigold - Approx 50 seeds per pkt.
    • $3.95
    • Out of Stock