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Taiyo Sunflower

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Organic Taiyo Sunflower Seeds

Uniform Japanese variety

Helianthus annuus
This archetypal sunflower makes great cut flowers.
Standard, uniform flower. Reaches a manageable 4' high. Blooms consist of large dark centers with short deep yellow petals. Each plant produces main stalk and a few branches.
Product ID# SU0297 , Certified Organic by NOFA-NY LLC

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Detailed Product Info

This Japanese variety produces standard, uniform flowers that are perfect for cut flowers. The plants reach a manageable 5 feet high, and the blooms have a perfect ratio of large dark centers to short deep yellow petals. Each plant produces 1 flower. For cut flower product, cut just before the flower is ready to open.

Quick Facts
Days to Germination 10 to 14 days
Days to Maturity 65 days
Planting Depth 1 inch
Spacing in Row 8 to 12 inches
Spacing Between Rows 36 inches
Height at Maturity 4 to 5 feet
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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