Arikara Sunflower

Organic Arikara Sunflower Seeds

Beautiful, tall heirloom

Helianthus annuus
Big, showy blooms great for producing seed.
Originally grown by the Arikara tribe. Flowers grow tall and produce a large seed head. Slightly wild looking petals and pale green centers look like they were painted by Van Gogh.
Product ID# SU0291 , Certified Organic by NOFA-NY LLC

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Quick Facts
Days to Germination 10 to 14 days
Days to Maturity 85 days
Planting Depth 1 inch
Spacing in Row 8 to 12 inches
Spacing Between Rows 36 inches
Height at Maturity 8 to 12 feet
Detailed Product Info

A Native American heirloom originally grown by the Arikara tribe. While these sunflowers grow tall, the the flower produce a large seed head, at the younger stage they are simply gorgeous. The slightly wild looking petals and pale centers are right out of a Van Gogh painting. Great along a fence, or to create shade for cool loving crops in the garden.

Growing Instructions

Sow sunflowers outdoors after last frost, until mid-June for autumnal blooms. Can be scattered or sowed in rows. Thin sunflowers to 8-12 inches apart for a dense wall. Tolerate dry conditions and require full sun. Cut blooms to encourage more flowers, or let the seeds mature (to save or to feed the birds).

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