Tagetes (Marigold) Lemon – Merlino

Organic non GMO seeds for microgreens and flowers

10,10 252,60 

The Lemon Tagetes is highly appreciated for its versatility: it is perfect both as a microgreen, thanks to its characteristic jagged leaves with a fresh and aromatic taste, and for its delicate and colourful edible flowers. Its growth is slow but rather simple, so even the beginner will be able to achieve excellent results in their own gardens and for their own recipes.


Organic Lemon Tagetes

The organic Lemon Marigold, botanical name Tagetes tenuifolia, is native to South America and is commonly known as ‘Lemon gem’. This variety is distinguished both by its bright, jagged leaves with a pleasantly citrusy aftertaste and by its small, beautiful yellow flowers that bloom in summer.

How can I grow it?

Growing Lemon Marigold microgreens and edible flowers is quick and easy, even at home.
To grow your organic Lemon Tagetes microgreens and edible flowers in the best of ways, the ideal substrate to use is soil, which is as rich and well-draining as possible: place the seeds in it, then cover them with another light layer of soil. Water regularly, ensuring that the soil is never completely dry, but taking care not to create water stagnation. By doing this, your organic Lemon Marigold microgreens will be ready in 12-16 days, while you can harvest its most developed leaves after 26-30 days.

How can I eat it?

Organic Lemon Marigold microgreens have a fresh taste with citrus notes. Thanks also to the very decorative appearance of its leaves, it is a perfect variety for garnishing and embellishing any recipe, especially desserts.

Organic Lemon Tagetes seeds may contain traces of soya, mustard, wheat, gluten and grasses.
Store the seeds in a cool, ventilated place, at a temperature between 8° and 20° C, away from weather, changes in humidity and sunlight.

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Technical Sheet

Lemon Tagetes for microgreens and edible flowers – Non-GMO organic seed
Botanical name: Tagetes tenuifolia
Number of seeds per gram: 300
Weight of 1.000 seeds: 3,33 gr
Packaging available: 10gr | 50gr | 100gr | 250gr | 500gr
Seed colour: black and yellow
Microgreens colour: green
Taste: delicate, with a light lemon aftertaste
Guaranteed germination rate: 80%.
Origin: Italy

Difficulty of growth: medium – easy
Soaking not necessary
Keep in the dark for 5/7 days
Germinates in 5/7 days
Microgreens in 12+ days