Tagetes lemmonii growing herbaceous of the genus Tagetes also known as Lemmon marigold, Tagetes lemmonii perennial evergreen plant also used as ornamental fragrant plant, can grow in tropic, mediterranean or subtropical climate and growing in hardiness zone 9+

Leaves small linear shape grow in odd pinnate structure the taste resemble lemon,

Tagetes lemmonii flower

Flower color yellow with 6 petals

Tagetes lemmonii for sale – Seeds or Plants to Buy

Requirements for Tagetes lemmonii growing and care:

Well-drained soil

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed /Vegetative Reproduction

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
No, but it’s easy to do

Difficulties or problems when growing:

Planting season:
All year in colder temperature spring

Pests and diseases:

Pruning season:
All year

How to prune:
For design

Size of the plant?
50-150 cm, 20-60 inches

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium growing

Water requirement:
Small amount of water / Average amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade

Is it possible to grow as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Blooming information

Bloom season:
Spring / Summer

General information about the flower
Small yellow flowers with 6 petals

Pollination is done by:
Bees, attract pollinators

Edible leaves:

Leaves harvesting season
All year

How to harvest the leaves?
After the plant establish can be trim with the stems

Information about leaves:
Leaves small linear shape grow in odd pinnate structure the taste resemble lemon ,flower

Uses of Tagetes lemmonii leaves:
Beverage, spices, herb

Scientific name:

Tagetes lemmonii

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