Green Manure Seeds - Tagetes Ground Control

Marshalls

£2.99

Catalogue Code: 1020-2430

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Take advantage of green manure Tagetes ground control. Just scatter sow, leave to grow and dig in plants at flowerinig to improve the soil

Key Features

  • Disease resistant
  • Prefers full sun
  • Prefers part shade

Pack Contents: Cover 5sqm / 53sqf

Description

  • Natural way to improve the soil
  • Excellent companion marigold plant for salad crops like tomatoes to keep pests away- great for organic growers
  • Roots ward off pesky soil nematodes
  • Roots release sulphur in the soil naturally to deter nearby fungi and soil pests
  • Just dig into the soil when it comes into flower

Known as great companion plants for ridding whitefly from nearby hosts such as tomatoes and aubergines. This marigold variety is also perfect for ridding your soil of harmful root-eating nematodes, improving the chances of your home-grown crops and performing better for harvest time.

In strawberry plants yields decline quickly with nematode-affected plants. The growth and yield of all plants improve when Tagetes nema is grown in the soil in between crops.

Useful tips:

Grow the plants and chop the foliage down at flowering time (to avoid self seeding) and dig all parts into the soil, adding humus to the soil structure too. A true multi-purpose plant. 800 seeds covers around five square metres. (180 seeds per square metre.)

Approximately: 800x Seeds

Growing Calendar

J Jan F Feb M Mar A Apr M May J June J Jul A Aug S Sep O Oct N Nov D Dec
Sow Indoors
Sow Outdoors
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