Tagetes minuta growing herbaceous of the genus Tagetes also known as – black mint, Tagetes minuta annual plant, leaves edible but mostly used as ornamental, can grow in tropic, subtropical, mediterranean or temperate climate and growing in hardiness zone 3+.
Tagetes minuta leaves
Leaves edible shape is linear with serrated edges, the leaves connecting together odd pinnate.
Flower color yellow, the flowers attract pollinators and grow on the top of the stem connected in groups.
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Requirements for Tagetes minuta growing and care:
What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seedling / Seed
Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
Difficulties or problems when growing:
Pests and diseases:
How to prune:
Recommend to trim the blossom prevent the seeds
Size of the plant?
0.5-1 m, 20-40 inches
Growth speed in optimal condition:
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:
Spring / Summer
General information about the flower
Small yellow flowers growing in blossoms not particularly prominent
Thinning the bloom:
Recommend to trim the blossom, to prevent gaining control on the garden
Pollination is done by:
Leaves harvesting season:
How to harvest the leaves?
Can trim with the branches
Information about leaves:
Leaves shape is linear with serrated edges, the leaves connecting together odd pinnate
Uses of Tagetes minuta leaves:
Spices, spread, herbs, beverage