How to Grow Marigold (French) Firebird Flower Seeds
Marigold (French) Firebird is a free-flowering variety that offers vibrant, long-lasting blooms. Perfect for any garden setting, it’s also a favourite among pollinators.
- Sow 0.5cm deep in pots or trays between February and April.
- Keep the soil moist and maintain a temperature of 15-20°C.
- Transplant to larger pots when seedlings are big enough.
- Sow directly into your garden from April to May.
- Cover seeds with 1.5cm of fine soil and keep well watered.
- Thin out as needed.
Maintenance and Tips
- Plant out in late May, spacing 20cm apart after hardening off.
- Marigolds make excellent companion plants, deterring pests in the vegetable garden.