Marigold (African) plant

Scientific Name: Tagetes erecta

Family Name: Daisy

Common Name: گیندے کا پہول,African marigold 

Asteraceae’s genus Tagetes has 50 species of annual, primarily herbaceous plants. Another name for Tagetes erecta is the African Marigold plant.The height of the Tagetes species ranges from 0.1 to 2.2 meters. There are species of Tagetes that thrive in practically every soil. Summertime color is blazed by marigolds.Golden, orange, yellow, and white blooms are a natural occurrence, frequently with maroon tints.African marigolds flourish in temperatures between 70 and 80 °F (21-27 °C), but keep them safe from freezing or excessive heat.

Planting And Care

Plant in full sun to ensure optimal growth and the most vibrant blooms.

Allow the soil to dry slightly between waterings, avoiding excessive moisture.

Use well-draining soil to prevent waterlogging and promote healthy root development.

Regularly remove spent flowers to encourage continuous blooming.

Apply a balanced fertilizer every few weeks to support robust growth and blooming.

Monitor for pests, and if needed, employ natural pest repellents to protect your African Marigold.