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GROW BIOINTENSIVE® CULTURAL INFO: Annual, Perennial in Zones 9,10/ Height 12"/ Spacing 12"
SEEDS PER PACKET: 50
SOURCE CODE: O
APPROXIMATE GERMINATION DAYS: 5-10
SOIL TEMPERATURE FOR GERMINATION:
PLANTING DEPTH: ˝"
WHEN TO PLANT: Early Spring to Early Fall
PACKET LABEL INSTRUCTIONS: Start seed in flats and transplant 12" apart. Plant in full sun or partial shade in any soil, but it will do best in a rich soil. Re-seeds easily. Calendula is a hardy annual that grows to a height of 18".
BOTANICAL NAME: Calendula officinalis
DESCRIPTION: Selected for resins and medicinal strength. This is one of the gentlest and yet most usefull of herbs, a must in every medicine chest. Anti-fungal, wound-healing and soothing. Stimulates the liver, gall bladder and uterus. Also soothes the digestive system and supports the heart. It is indispensable in skin care, reducing inflammation, controlling bleeding and healing damaged or irritated tissue.
Edible 3" double daisy-like blooms. Scatter the petals on salads, soups, deserts, cheeses etc... Calendula is a true cottage garden classic.