Calendula (Calendula officinalis)

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  • Difficulty: intermediate
  • Lifespan: perennial
  • Seed Maturity: 8 days
  • Harvest Maturity: 70 days
  • Direct Sow: Yes
  • Insect-Pollinated
  • Sources: Walk The Talk Garden; Halifax, NS (2014); Walk The Talk Garden; Halifax, NS (2012)
  • Notes: Petals are edible and can be used as a replacement for saffron; petals can be used to create a variety of yellow, orange and brown dyes

 

 

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