Tagetes minuta grow and care – 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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How to grow 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 indoor 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
Categories of growing
Planting Season: Spring Planting
Light exposure requirements: Full sun Plants, Part shade Plants
Climates that the plant can grow: Desert Climate, Mediterranean Climate, Subtropics Climate, Temperate Climate, Tropics Climate
Growing speed of the plant: Fast growing plants
Plant life-form: Annual plant, Herbaceous
Plant Uses: Edible plants, Fragrance, Ornamental plants
Requirements for watering the plant: Regularly water, Small amounts of water
Hardiness zones: Hardiness zone 10, Hardiness zone 11, Hardiness zone 12, Hardiness zone 13, Hardiness zone 3, Hardiness zone 4, Hardiness zone 5, Hardiness zone 6, Hardiness zone 7, Hardiness zone 8, Hardiness zone 9
Ornamental parts: Ornamental flower, Ornamental leaves, Ornamental plant
Blooming season: Spring flowers, Summer flowers
Flower colors: Yellow flower
Harvest Season: Autumn Harvest, Spring Harvest, Summer Harvest, Winter harvest
Edible Parts: Edible leaves
Culinary uses: Beverage, Herbs, Spices, Spreads & Sauces