Sunflower and Marigold

R79.00

Let the golden colours of summer burst forth from your garden. Sunflower and marigold combine to produce a beautiful splash of reds, oranges and yellows in honour of the African summer sun.

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Description

Let the golden colours of summer burst forth from your garden. Sunflower and marigold combine to produce a beautiful splash of reds, oranges and yellows in honour of the African summer sun. Both invite many beneficial insects to your garden, acting as a natural repellent by encouraging birds and ladybugs to take care of the hungry caterpillars and famished aphids. Well-drained, moist soil, and full sun will help these fine companions to live their best life and show their true colours.

Additional information

Weight 0.200 kg
Dimensions 310 × 325 × 4 mm
VARIETY

Choco Sun Dwarf / Mixed

LIFESPAN

Annual / Annual

SUN REQUIREMENTS

Full sun / Full sun

CLIMATE

Warm / Hot

GERMINATION

10-14 days / 5-7 days

HARVEST

Once seeds start drying / Pick flowers to encourage more growth

USABLE PARTS

Seeds / None

GOOD COMPANIONS

Sweetcorn, cucumber / Basil, broccoli, cabbage, cucumbers, eggplant, kale, potatoes, squash, tomatoes

BAD COMPANIONS

Potato, beans / None

HANDY HINTS

Sunflowers do not only add a beautiful splash of colour, they also attract many beneficial insects. Be aware of how high they'll grow and plant them where you know they won't block the sun from other growing plants. / Plant marigolds throughout the garden, they are an amazing pest repellent and they attract beneficial insects. Use to make insecticide sprays.

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