Dropshot (Herb Marigold)

Latin Name: Tagetes filifolia

Item #: 155E

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Maturity:

80 Days

Difficulty:

Easy

Suitable for Containers:

Yes

Suitable for Small Pots

Yes

(8 in/20 cm) Annual compact herb that belongs to the Marigold family with a noticeable licorice or anise flavor. Well-branched and globular shaped with fine thin-tender leaves suitable for fresh or cooked uses. Pkt contains 25 seeds.

(8 in/20 cm) Annual compact herb that belongs to the Marigold family with a noticeable licorice or anise flavor. Well-branched and globular shaped with fine thin-tender leaves suitable for fresh or cooked uses. Also ideal for ornamental use in mixed flower and herb containers. Coated seed. Pkt contains 25 seeds.

Dropshot

Tagetes fillefolia

Approx. 28,000 – 33,600 seeds per oz/28 g

Garden height & spread: 15-25 cm (6-10”)

GREENHOUSE: Sow seeds indoors Apr. 1st. Germinate @ 20-22°C (68-72°F) for 7 days. Grow cooler at 15-18°C (59-64°F) and reduce moisture levels to obtain optimum root penetration. Plants should be grown dry, watering evenly when necessary with good air circulation and ventilation. Transplant outside after last frost 25-31 cm/10-12” apart in full sun.

DIRECT SOWING: Sow outside anytime after June 1st. Transplant in 3 weeks about 25-31 cm/10-12” apart. Prefers full sun and well drained soil. Water regularly during summer months at normal to reduced rates. A short day plant, flowers are insignificant. Best grown as an herb under long days to suppress flower and seed formation.

HARVEST: A member of Marigold family with a noticeable licorice or anise flavor, leaves can be picked till first frosts. Excellent to flavor drinks, tea and food or as a tarragon substitute.

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