Friday, November 4, 2011

Calendula Care

The Calendula is a plant that has a wide variety of species that have different colors from yellow, range of 45 centimeters in height, to the bright orange variety with flowers like the chrysanthemum, which recorded a height of 60 inches.

This plant is very easy to grow, and who are willing to live in poor soils with partial shade or full sun.

To get this plant you can plant the seeds in late winter, and with a distance of about 30 inches between each planting. The substrate must have good drainage, and irrigation as to avoid excess moisture. Pay attention to the time of flowering, because at that time need more water.

As for its medicinal uses, the marigold has properties for the treatment of skin, its anti-inflammatory and antiseptic. In addition, its flower-shaped infusion has natural antibiotic properties, as it stimulates immune cells.