These Big Golden Blooms Control Nematodes More Effectively than Chemical Pesticides!
Interplant in dense rows with your vegetables for bigger-than-ever yields!
Variety: Golden Guardian
Item Form: (P)Pkt of 600 seeds
Bloom Start to End: Early Summer – Mid Fall
Seeds Per Pack: 600
Plant Height: 24 in
Bloom Size: 2 in
Additional Characteristics: Direct Sow,Ever Blooming,Flower,Tomato aids
Bloom Color: Gold,Orange
Light Requirements: Full Sun
Moisture Requirements: Moist, well-drained
Resistance: Pest Resistant
Soil Tolerance: Normal, loamy
(P)?Pkt of 600 seeds
Tested successfully in Holland, Golden Guardian is a Marigold that packs a powerful punch–interplanted with vegetables (especially tomatoes), it is the most effective at killing harmful nematodes! With a 99% success rate over 3 months, Golden Guardian is even more effective than chemical pesticides! And the big, single-flowered golden-orange blooms are lovely.
Nematodes live in the soil, feeding on and damaging the roots of tomatoes and other young vegetables, resulting in reduced growth, yellowed and wilted plants, and poor yields. Marigolds have long been planted as a nematode repellent, but not until Golden Guardian has one been shown to actually be more effective at eliminating these pests than commercial pesticides! The natural way to grow beautiful blooms while protecting the vegetable crop, Golden Guardian belongs in every garden!
Sow direct in the garden when the soil has warmed, or start seeds indoors in late winter. Very easy to grow in full sun, it reaches 2 feet tall. Pkt is approximately 600 seeds.