How to Grow Marigold (French) Red Knight Flower Seeds
Why Choose Red Knight?
Marigold (French) Red Knight is a quick-to-flower variety that remains compact, making it ideal for bedding displays and container gardening.
- 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 ready.
- Sow directly into your garden from April to May.
- Cover seeds with 1.5cm of fine soil and water well.
- Thin out as necessary.
Care and Tips
- Plant out in late May, spacing 20cm apart after hardening off.
- Marigolds are great companion plants, useful for deterring pests in the vegetable garden.