Week 18 – May 08, 2021

Plant Information

Xochi™ Orange Marigold

New variety!
  • Xochi™ Orange Marigold - Bloom
  • Xochi™ Orange Marigold - Single Stem, White Background
  • Xochi™ Orange Marigold - Mono Vase, White Background
  • Xochi™ Orange Marigold - Grower Bunch
Growing Information:
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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Tagetes erecta

Common Name: Marigold, African cut flower type

Hardiness Degree: 0°F (-17.8°C)

Blooming Season: Summer, Autumn, Late Summer

Plant Habit: Upright

Characteristics: Scented Foliage, Heat Tolerant, Low Maintenance

Water: Medium

Fertilize: Every two weeks

Spacing: 4 - 6" (10 - 15cm)

Height: 24 - 36" (61 - 91cm)

Width: 6 - 10" (15 - 25cm)

Exposure: Sun

Grower Information:

Strong stems stand up to shipping
Strong stems and rich colour make NEW Cut Flower Marigold Xochi Orange the best for bouquets and grower bunches. An excellent option for Summer and Fall cut flower programs, Xochi offers the uniformity, good shipability and durability to meet the increasing consumer demand for Dia de los Muertos and Halloween celebrations.

Stem length: 24 in./61 cm
Planting density: 8 to 10 plants/ft.2 (80 to 100 plants/m2)
Best for: High tunnel, field
Floral selection guide: Focal

Plug crop time: 3 to 4 weeks
Transplant to finish: 6 to 9 weeks

  • A great option for Summer and Fall cut flower programs, Xochi delivers stronger stems and richer colours than competing varieties. 
  • Xochi means “flower” or “princess of flowers” and is a shortened version of the ancient Aztec word Xochitl, used in Spanish today, most commonly in Mexico.
  • offers the uniformity, good shipability and durability to meet the increasing consumer demand for Dia de los Muertos and Halloween celebrations; good for use in bouquets and grower bunches.

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