Origin: Pla de Manlleu, Alt Camp. Catalonia.
It is a plant of Mexican origin called Mexican marigold or Aztec marigold. It produces bright orange flowers from May to September. It can reach a metre in diameter planted deep enough. It has repellent and nematicidal properties thus it is recommended to plant it between tomato plants.
Mexican marigold cultivation - Les Refardes
It is sown in spring, leaving a distance of about 60-80cm between plants. Each sachet contains approximately 70 seeds.
All Les Refardes seeds are local organically produced varieties.