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Probably no one is unfamiliar with the marigold flower. You’ve likely seen this flower used as a decoration at events such as weddings and poojas. You’ve certainly seen people’s wearing these flower garlands during gatherings.
Additionally, you’ve probably seen individuals putting marigold plants in pots in their houses because this flower is the cheapest and easiest to grow. Marigolds are very commonly cultivated since this is highly significant in commercially produced flowers.

The marigold plant can grow from 6 inches to 2 to 3 feet in height; the bigger the plant, the more flowers it produces. The plant only blooms in the winter.

As a result, this plant dries out in the summer. That is why we must replant it each season. You may have noticed yellow flowers on this plant, but it also has orange, gold, white, and mixed-color flowers. However, because yellow flowers are the most attractive they are the most commonly grown.

-Best Time To Grow Marigold Plant

It is great for weddings if the farmer plants marigolds during the summer season. Thousands of flowers are used in wedding ceremonies to decorate the stage, the groom’s carriage, the mandap, and other areas. In this case, if marigolds are to be grown in the summer, they should be planted on the field in January.

Marigold plants, as you might expect, can be planted at any time of year, however, spring (February-April) is said to be the most significant period for marigolds to bloom.

-Temperature for Growing Marigold Flowers
September-October and February-April are the greatest months for producing marigolds since the temperature ranges
from 20 to 30 degrees Celsius, ideal for the quick growth of marigolds. Temperatures exceeding 35°C can inhibit plant growth.

-Soil for planting Marigolds plants
Marigolds can be planted in any type of soil, although they perform best in fertile soil with sufficient drainage.
This crop cannot live in damp soil, hence the soil must be adequately drained.
The pH of the soil should be between 6.5 and 7.5. It cannot be grown on soil that is acidic or alkaline.

-How to Plant Marigold Plant

Marigolds are always sown in the early winter. Weeding/digging should be used to loosen the soil. In addition, if old year seeds are kept, they should be dried in the sun. Otherwise, you may buy marigold seeds from the market and they will grow well in the soil.

After that, you combine the seeds with the soil. Mix it with the soil so that all of the seeds may easily sink into the soil.

within that, lightly water them; within a few days, you should notice marigold plants. Watering can be increased after the plants develop.
Because now the plants need water. In a way, this marigold plant is formed.

You can uproot the marigold plant with the soil and place it in a pot if you choose. You can also plant it in the garden. When planting on a bed, leave some space between each plant’s seeds. Flowers will appear 45 days after planting this plant.

-How to take care of the plant
Marigolds do not require particular care after planting, and you can speed up their growth by using dung and chemical fertilizers.

Insecticides can also be sprayed on its leaves to keep insects and other illnesses at bay. If you’re growing marigolds in a pot, make sure it gets enough sunlight.

-How Long Do Marigolds Bloom?
Marigolds, depending on the variety, are ready to harvest in 2 to 2.5 months.
Break off the ball after it has grown to its maximum size. Harvesting should take place in the early morning and late evening. Watering the field before harvesting the flowers ensures that the quality of the flowers lasts for a long period.