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Sunflower - Sunspot Dwarf
Sunflower - Sunspot Dwarf

Sunflower - Sunspot Dwarf

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.>

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Average Seed / oz Seed / 100' Row Average Yield / 100' Row Days to Harvest
300 1 oz NA 80-120
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 Seeds Per Packet
Transplant or Direct Seed 1" 4-6" 35
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.

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