Sonja - Sunflower Seed

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Size

Outstanding cut sunflower. Tangerine petals with dark centers. Long vase life. Bears pollen; good for bee forage. Branching. Ht. 38–42"

Plant seeds directly in the garden after average last frost date when soil has warmed up. Optimum soil temperature for seed germination is 60-75°F. Succession plantings can be made every 1-2 weeks for continued harvest. Or, start seed indoors 3-5 weeks before transplanting into the garden. Transplant to the garden 1-2 weeks after your average last frost date. Sunflower is sensitive to transplant shock so carefully set in the garden.

Scientific Name: Helianthus annuss
Days to Maturity: 70-85
Seed Depth: 1/2"
Days to Sprout: 10-14
Plant Spacing: 12"
Row Spacing: 24-36"
Light Requirements: Sunny
Life Cycle: Annual
Frost Tolerance: Tender


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