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

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

Growing Information

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.