Sunflower Seeds - Sunspot Dwarf

$2.95

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.
  • Planting Information
  • Growing Information
Approx. Seeds per Packet 
 
Average packet Weight 
 
Seeds / gram 
 
Average seed / oz
 
35
 
1.75 grams 
 
20560
Planting SeasonIdeal Soil TempSunFrost Tolerance
After Last Frost65-85°FFull SunFrost Sensitive
Sowing MethodSeed DepthDirect Seed SpacingDays to Harvest 
 
Transplant or Direct Seed1"4-6"60-70
 
Mature SpacingDays to SproutProduction CycleSeed Viability
8-12"5-12Annual4-6 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.