Sunflower Seed - Sunspot Dwarf

$2.75

Helianthus annuus Magnificent 10" blooms with bright yellow petals on 2' tall plants. Excellent cut flower. Direct seed in full sun after danger of frost. Summer to fall blooming. Annual.  Approx....

Packet - 1.75 gramsPacket - 1.75 grams
Description

Helianthus annuus

Magnificent 10" blooms with bright yellow petals on 2' tall plants. Excellent cut flower. Direct seed in full sun after danger of frost. Summer to fall blooming. Annual. 
Approx. Seeds per Packet
Average packet Weight
Seeds / gram
Average seed / oz
35
1.75 grams
20 560
Planting Season Ideal Soil Temp Sun Frost Tolerance
After Last Frost 65-85°F Full Sun Frost Sensitive
Sowing Method Seed Depth Direct Seed Spacing Days to Harvest
Transplant or Direct Seed 1" 4-6" 60-70
Mature Spacing Days to Sprout Production Cycle Seed Viability
8-12" 5-12 Annual 4-6 years

Site Selection

Sunflower is a frost sensitive annual that prefers full sun and well-drained soil with low to moderate moisture. Drought tolerant once established.

Planting

Direct seed outdoors once the danger of frost has passed. Optimum soil temperature for germination is 65-85˚F. Sow 1" deep and 4-6" apart. Seeds will sprout in 5-12 days. Thin so mature plants are 8-10" apart.