Frequent question: How do marigolds grow in the Philippines?

Do marigolds grow in the tropics?

Common, French and pot marigolds can be grown in the ground or in pots. In the harshest of climates (hot or cold) they will require a bit of extra attention. … If you’re fortunate enough to live in a tropical climate, the tree marigold is an option for you.

What is the best way to grow marigolds?

Choosing and Preparing a Planting Site

  1. Marigolds thrive in full sunshine and can often withstand very hot summers. …
  2. If planted in shade and cool, moist areas, marigolds are prone to powdery mildew and won’t bloom well.
  3. Though they grow in almost any soil, marigolds do best in moderately fertile, well-drained soil.

What conditions do marigolds need to grow?

Once planted, marigolds grow rapidly with no fuss. Most thrive in full sun, taking hot, sunny exposures in stride. Marigolds can even handle the reflected heat and light of paved surfaces as long as they get regular moisture. However, marigolds will tolerate up to 20% shade if there is bright light the rest of the day.

What temperature is too hot for marigolds?

Marigold seeds generally do not germinate until soil temperatures reach 65 degrees Fahrenheit, though to be safe you should wait until they hit 70 F.

Are marigolds drought tolerant?

Marigolds: A Cheerful, Bold Annual

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These affordable, hardy flowers are as forgiving as they are pretty. For a drought-resistant, pest-resistant annual, we can place them throughout your commercial landscape and then sit back and watch them keep those warm colors coming all season long.

What is the lowest temperature marigolds can tolerate?

Marigolds and Low-Lying Frost

Temperatures of 40 F might not kill healthy marigolds, but when the air and ground around the plants hit the freezing mark, your marigolds will die.