ShemeshFarms Calendula Seed Packet
Spring is here and it's a great time to plant! ShemeshFarms is now offering heirloom seed packets so you can grow from our garden to yours.
Calendula Flower: Calendula officinalis
This bright orange variety of calendula flower attracts pollinators, repels pests, has healing properties, and is edible!
Calendula blossoms can be eaten fresh in salads, added to rice, or dried and used as a poor man’s saffron! Calendula has been used medicinally for centuries. Today’s herbalists use it to make a healing salve for sunburn, chapped lips, minor burns, cuts, and scrapes.
10 seeds. 100% Germination tested. From Shemesh 2019 saved seed stock. Perennial, 45-60 days.
How to Grow
Direct sowing - lightly scatter seeds in rows 18” apart. Plant seeds 1/2inch deep. Water in. These are very hardy seeds and will grow well in a variety of soils. Prefer partial to full sun.