Sunflower seeds
Sunflower seeds

Sunflower seeds

Regular price $4.95 $0.00 Unit price per

Sunflower - Mix

Helianthus annuus

Single stemmed, pollen free, 3 to 4 inch flowers.  A mix of colors that may include: gold, lemon, orange, and bicolour flowers. Most have dark centers, some have green-gold centers. 

 

Details:

Plant type: annual

Height: 152-182 cm

Site: full sun

Days to maturity: 50-55 days

Plant spacing: 15-22 cm

Pinch: n/a

Approx. 40 seeds per packet

 

Growing

Sunflowers can be direct seeded into the garden or started in trays and then transplanted out after 2-3 weeks. This is a single stemmed variety; do not pinch. Succession plant every week to extend harvest.

Harvesting

Harvest as soon as the first petals on a bloom lift off the central disk and strip ¾ of the leaves from the stem for the longest vase life

 

Other Uses

Sunflower petals are edible and can be used as a garnish on cakes and salads, for example.

 

 


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