The Pot marigold should be grown outdoors; it can bear very harsh temperatures without any problems, even many degrees below zero. Exposure of the medicinal plants.The Pot marigold should be grown in a bright place, with direct sunlight.
Generalities Pot marigold
The Pot marigold have a one or two year development cycle. The Pot marigold is medium in size and 30 cm in height; in the spring, summer, autumn, winter it assumes a orangeyellow colouring. These plants aren't evergreens, which means they lose their leaves some months during the year. These plants grow covering the whole land at their disposal.
Fertilization Pot marigold
During this period of the year, our plants need a frequent fertilization, to guarantee a good quantity of nutritional substances, useful during the development of new vegetation. We can add a fertilizer rich in nitrogen to the irrigating water, every 15-20 days, or a granular slow release fertilizer, to add to the ground every 3-4 months.
Watering Pot marigold
Water rarely, about once every 2-3 weeks with 2-3 glasses of water , keeping the soil dry for a few days before watering again; when wetting we suggest avoiding surpluses, however to wet the soil deep down. We can use some medicinal plants in the kitchen, fresh; instead if we want to harvest them to use them dehydrated, let’s be sure about their balsamic period, meaning the period of the year in which every period has a higher quantity of active principles.
Treatments Pot marigold
Generally during this time of year we suggest a pre-emptive treatment with wide range insecticide and with a systemic fungicide, to prevent the attack from part of the aphids and the development of fungus diseases, often favoured by a mild and damp climate.
Soil Pot marigold
We recommend growing these medicinal plants in a soft and light, very well drained soil.
Notes Pot marigold
When wanted we can grow these plants in a vase. The indications given in this article are related to a medium size plant.